EIA Consultation for Drumaleet, Aghagallon. Co. Antrim. ERA20/21-02

Consultation opened on 01 October 2020. Closing date 01 November 2020.


Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided an opinion on the following project 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 government's approach to sustainable forestry.

Consultation description

Reference                 ERA20/21-02

Project Type              Deforestation

Location                     Drumaleet, Aghagallon

Grid Reference         J 09519 65003

Area                            0.5 hectares

Project Description     Removal of developing broadleaved woodland 

                                   Conversion to non-wooded habitat

Opinion                      Not relevant.

This work is for the benefit of the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, a key feature of Montiaghs Moss SAC and ASSI.

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