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Environmental Impact Assessment (Fish Farming in Marine Waters) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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SCHEDULE 2Matters for inclusion in Environmental Statement

Part I

1.  Description of the development, including in particular:—

(a)a description of the physical characteristics of the whole development and the land-use requirements during the construction and operational phases;

(b)a description of the main characteristics of the production processes, for instance, nature and quantity of the materials used;

(c)an estimate, by type and quantity, of expected residues and emissions (water, air and soil pollution, noise, vibration, light, heat, radiation etc) resulting from the operation of the proposed project.

2.  An outline of the main alternatives studied by the developer and an indication of the main reasons for this choice, taking into account the environmental effects.

3.  A description of the aspects of the environment likely to be significantly affected by the proposed development, including, in particular, population, fauna, flora, soil, water, air, climatic factors, material assets, including the architectural and archeological heritage, landscape and the inter-relationship between the above factors.

4.  A description of the likely significant effects of the proposed development on the environment resulting from:—

(a)the existence of the development;

(b)the use of natural resources;

(c)the emissions of pollutants, the creation of nuisances and the elimination of waste; and

(d)the description by the developer of the forecasting methods used to assess the affects on the environment.

5.  A description of the measures envisaged to prevent, reduce and where possible offset any significant adverse effects on the environment.

6.  A non-technical summary of the information provided under paragraphs 1 to 5.

7.  An indication of any difficulties (technical deficiencies or lack of know-how) encountered by the developer in compiling the required information.

Part II

8.  A description of the development comprising information on the site, design and size of the development.

9.  A description of the measures envisaged in order to avoid, reduce and, if possible, remedy significant adverse effects.

10.  The data required to identify and assess the main effects which the development is likely to have on the environment.

11.  An outline of the main alternatives studied by the applicant and an indication of the main reasons for his choice, taking into account the environmental effects.

12.  A non-technical summary of the information provided under paragraphs 8 to 11.

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