Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Oil/Gas Licensing in Belfast Lough and Larne Lough
The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) is currently developing criteria for Petroleum Licensing in Belfast and Larne Loughs (the Plan). The plan will provide a framework for how petroleum licensing will be undertaken in the internal waters of Northern Ireland. Click HERE for more information.
The public consultation on the Scoping Report began on the 24th April 2013 and will continue until 14th June 2013. (http://www.sealoughs.co.uk/public-consultation/)
The consultation on the Scoping Report seeks comments on:
The appropriateness of the proposed scope of the SEA (this will help ensure that all issues of potential concern are considered);
The appropriateness of the proposed assessment methodology; and
Any additional sources of relevant information that could be used to inform the assessment.