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Notice of decision on planning application requiring Environmental Impact Statement (P14/373)

13 August 2014

Notice regarding S.I. No. 352 of 2010 European Communities (Public Participation) Regulations 2010 in relation to a decision by the planning authority on a planning application requiring an EIS

Notice is hereby given pursuant of Part II, Amendment of Miscellaneous Enactments of S.I. No. 352 of EC (Public Participation) Regulations 2010Section 34(1A) of the Planning Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Section 172(1) of the Planning Development Act 2000 (as amended),that planning reference number P14/373 was required to have been accompanied by an Environmental Impact Statement.

The application by ESB Power Generation and Wholesale Markets Division is for development which will consist of works to the existing 32 HA ash repository site located within the Moneypoint generating station complex at Carrowdotia North, and South, Killimer, Co. Clare. A 20 year planning permission is requested. The development will take place within the footprint of the existing repository and comprises an increase in the height of same from the existing maximum level above ordnance datum which is currently 19.5m OD to a proposed maximum level above ordnance datum of 28.4m OD. This will accommodate 1.8 million cubic meters of additional material deposition. Also modifications to the existing embankments and drainage systems. A licence under part IV of the EPA Act 1992 has been issued and full details will be notified to the EPA. An Environmental Impact Statement and a Natura Impact Statement accompany this application. The European Communities ( Control of Major Accidents Hazards involving Dangerous Substances) Regs 2006 applies.   

The planning authority is informing the public that Clare County Council has decided to grant, subject to conditions, this permission on the 14th of August 2014.

The applicant and any person who made submissions or observations in writing to the planning authority in relation to the planning application in accordance with Section 37(1) of the Planning Development Acts 2000 (as amended) may appeal such a decision to An Bord Pleanála. 

A person may question the validity of any decision of the planning authority by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50. A person may question the validity of any decision on an appeal by the board by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50.

Practical information on the appeal and review mechanisms can be found on the Citizens Information website. The Citizens Information Service is a statutory public authority responsible for a variety of information to members of the public. Practical information is also available on the website of An Bord Pleanála, and on the website of the Courts Service of Ireland

Details with regard to the planning reference referred to in this notice may also be viewed on this website on the online planning system by entering the planning reference no. 14373 in the planning file reference field.

Gordon Daly
Senior Planner
14th August 2014

Page last updated: 14/08/14

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