Environmental Impact Assessment Documents

Non-Technical Summary
Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2 – Background to the Proposed Development
Chapter 3 – Consideration of Reasonable Alternatives
Chapter 4 – Description of the Proposed Development
Chapter 5 – Population and Human Health
Chapter 6 – Biodiversity
Chapter 7 – Ornithology
Chapter 8 – Land, Soils and Geology
Chapter 9 – Water
Chapter 10 – Air and Climate
Chapter 11 – Noise and Vibration
Chapter 12 – Landscape and Visual
Chapter 13 – Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
Chapter 14 – Material Assets
Chapter 15 – Interaction of the Foregoing
Chapter 16 – Schedule of Mitigation Measures
EIAR Bibliography
Appendices
2-1 Scoping Responses
2-2 Community Report
4-1 Site Layout Drawings (A4)
4-2 Peat & Spoil Management Plan
4-3 Forestry Replacement Lands Assessment
4-4 Construction and Environmental Management Plan
4-5 Drainage Layout Drawings
4-6 38kV Grid Connection – Construction Methodology
5-1 Wind Farms & Health Literature Review – Chapman 2015
5-2 House Prices Study – CXC Scotland 2016
6-1 Dedicated Habitat and Vegetation Composition Surveys
6.2 Bat Survey Report
6-3 Fisheries and Aquatic Report
6-4 Badger Sett Locations – CONFIDENTIAL
6-5 Peatland Enhancement and Habitat Enhancement Management Plan
7-1 Target Species List
7-2 Bird Survey Effort
7-3 Results Summary Tables
7-4 Bird Survey Data
7-5 Vantage Point No. 2 – Survey Data
7-6 Collision Risk Modelling Assessment
7-7 Bird Monitoring Programme
8-1 Geotechnical & Peat Stability Assessment Report
9-1 Flood Risk Assessment
9-2 Lab Certificates
9-3 Site Cross Sections
10-1 Carbon Loss Calculation
11-1 Glossary of Acoustic Terminology
11-2 Calibration Certificates
11-3 Modelling Assumptions
11-4 Details of Other Wind Farms
11-5 Noise Contour at Rated Power and Windspeed
11-6 Directional Noise Predictions – Cumulative
12-1 Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Methodology
12-2 Landscape Character Assessment Tables
12-3 Viewpoints Assessment
12-4 ZTV, Viewpoints, Landscape Designations and Cumulative Baseline Map
14-1 Autotrack Assessment
14-2 Outline Traffic Management Plan
Photomontage Layouts
Viewpoint 1 – Carrowkeel, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 2 – Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 3 – Doorly, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 4 -Collooney, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 5 – Corwillick, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 6 – Parke’s Castle, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 7 – Dromahair, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 8 – Carrigeencor, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 9 – Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 10 – Killarga, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 11 – Drumkeeran, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 12 – Corry Strand, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 13 – Ballinaglearagh Village, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 14 – Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim
Viewpoint 15 – Ballynashe, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 16 – Beagh, Co. Sligo
Viewpoint 17 – Tullynascreen, Co. Leitrim

 

 

Project Development Timeline

Oct 2017

General ecological studies commence in the wider study area

Jun 2018

Engagement begins with the near neighbours

Jul 2018

Meteorological wind measuring mast scoping studies progress

Sep 2018

Environmental Impact Assessment Team selected

Sep 2018

Meteorological wind measuring mast erection

Oct 2018

Environmental impact assessment studies commence

Dec 2018

Detailed environmental and engineering studies begin

Feb 2019

Landscape and visual assessment commences

May 2019

First stage design complete

Jun 2019

Site investigations continue

Sep 2019

Second stage design complete

Dec 2019

Impact and mitigation assessment and reviews continue throughout Autumn/Winter 2019

Jul 2020

Lodge Planning Permission Application