Environmental Impact Assessment Reports

This is a list of Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIAR) received by Sligo County Council:

PL 19/160

Planning Permission for development consisting of an amendment to the permitted grid connection (Ref. No. PL16/422).  The amended grid connection will be from the Black Lough Wind Farm at Tawnamore, Co. Sligo (Ref. No. PL17/93 to the permitted control building at Cloonkeelaun (Ref. No. PL 16/422), traversing the townlands of Tawnamore and Cloonkeelaun.  The development will consisting of a 20kv cable extending to (a) circa 2.3 kilometres of overhead line supported by a single wooden poles, (b)  approximately 240m of underground cabling extending from turbine T2 at Black Lough to the first wooden pole and (c)  approximately 100m of underground cabling from the southern-most pole of the proposed overhead line to the control building at Cloonkeelaun.  An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) will be submitted to the planning authority to the planning authority with the application at Tawnamore and Cloonkeelaun, Co. Sligo on behalf of John Hallinan.

PL19/160 - EIAR Volume 1 - Non Technical Summary (PDF) - 5,489 kbs  PDF
PL19/160 - EIAR Volume 2 - Main Report (PDF) - 22,953 kbs  PDF
PL19/160 - EIAR Volume 3 - Appendices (PDF) - 1,279 kbs  PDF
PL19/160 - Appendix - EIS (PDF) - 16,675 kbs  PDF

PL 18/345

Planning permission by Lagan Bitumen Ltd. for development on site at Aghamore Near and Carrownamaddoo townlands, Co. Sligo.  This development will consist of the continued use and operation of the existing permitted quarry (Planning Reg. Ref. 02/271), the deepening of the quarry area by a further bench, from -34.5m OD to -50m OD, within an extraction area of c.10.9ha and the provision of a settlement lagoon (2,830m²), all within an overall application area of c.18 hectares.  This planning application will be accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR).

Environmental Impact Assessment Report (PDF) - 31,836 kbs  PDF
EIAR Non-Technical Summary (PDF) - 867 kbs  PDF
Figure NTS 1 (PDF) - 5,664 kbs  PDF
Figure NTS 2 (PDF) - 2,367 kbs  PDF
Figure NTS 3 (PDF) - 3,119 kbs  PDF
Figure NTS 4 (PDF) - 3,367 kbs  PDF
AA Screening Report (PDF) - 956 kbs  PDF
Figure 1 (PDF) - 334 kbs  PDF

PL 18/185

Development consisting of a) Internal alterations to accommodate an integrated Bio-Chemical manufacturing facility sized 3,476 sq m, within the existing Abbvie Ballytivnan building.  b) New roof-mounted plant and Penthouse Louvres 1.8m high and removal of existing roof-mounted equipment.  c) The construction of additional plant room internal mezzanines, sized 645 sq.m within the existing building and an external single storey extension sized 20 sq.m and 9.6 metres high, located to the north of the existing facility.  d) A revised yard layout, located to the north of the existing facility, including a new single storey electrical room extension sized 155 sqm. and 7.1 metres high.  e) The enclosure of an existing walled yard area with a new roof and cladding, sized 150 sqm, to house chillers.  f) The addition of 4 no. new boiler flues, 17.5 metres high above ground level and 500mm diameter.  g) 2 no. new above-ground bunded waste water holding tanks, housed in a building sized 110 sq.m and 9 m high, and associated tanker un-loading area.  h) 2 no. bunded underground tanks housed in a building sized 75 sq.m and 4 metres high.  i) 3 no. cooling towers 9 metres high. A nitrogen tank sized 8 m high and 2 m. diameter, and an emergency generator and its associated diesel tank and its 10 m. high stack.  j) Site works include revised road and car parking layouts, additional temporary contactor related car parking for 109 cars located to the east of the existing electrical substation.  Underground and over-ground utilities, landscaping and a landscaped berm.  A single storey sprinkler pumphouse sized 24 sqm. and 6 m. high.  New sprinkler tank and site fencing.  This application consists of an activity for which a licence under Part IV of the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 (as amended) is required and full details of the proposed development and its anticipated environmental impacts will be notified to the Environmental Protection Agency.  An Environmental Impact Assessment Report accompanies this application.

Environmental Impact Assessment Report (PDF) - 5,156 kbs  PDF
EIAR Appendices (PDF) - 3,514 kbs  PDF
EIAR Non-Technical Summary (PDF) - 588 kbs  PDF