Environmental Assessment

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Environmental assessments were carried out in support of the development of the proposed Flood Defence Scheme for Enniscorthy.

A poster was presented to show some of the main environmental receptors present in Enniscorthy and describe measures proposed to mitigate possible adverse impacts on them. The poster can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

Enniscorthy Environmental Enhancement Poster

A draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) has been prepared. This report assesses the impact that the Scheme could have on various the components of the environment. Following Public Consultation this report will be updated in response to the feedback from the public. The final EIAR will be used to describe the impact that the scheme seeking consent will have on the environment. The Draft EIAR and the Non Technical Summary of the Report can be can be downloaded by  clicking on the links below;

Draft EIAR

Draft EIAR Non Technical Summary

An Appropriate Assessment was carried out to determine the impact that the proposed scheme could have on the Natura 2000 sites in the vicinity of the works. The impacts are described in the Draft Natura Impact Statement (NIS) for the scheme. The NIS will be updated following public consultation on the proposed scheme. The NIS will support the seeking of consent for the scheme. The NIS can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

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