A list of projects is attached to this consultation. A map for each project is also attached. Anyone wishing to comment on a project may do so by completing the 'online survey'.
Consultation opened on 07 February 2020. Closing date 09 March 2020.
SummaryForest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided opinions on the attached projects in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).
An opinion under the Regulations is formed taking account of the selection criteria specified in the legislation. An opinion may be 'relevant' if it is considered that a project is likely to have a significant effect on the environment or 'not relevant' if a project is considered unlikely to have a significant effect on the environment. Each project is required to comply with the UK Forestry Standard, which describes the governments' approach to sustainable forestry.