Environmental Impact Assessemnt Report - Tullynamoyle Windfarm Extension

Planning Ref. No. 19/26

An Application has been submitted to Leitrim County Council for a thirty year planning permission for an additional six (6) wind turbines to an existing fifteen (15) turbine windfarm in the townlands of Lackagh, Tullynamoyle, Gowlaun and Altavra, Killarga, County Leitrim. The grid connection to Corderry Substation will be located in the townlands of Knockacullion, Tawnahoney, Lisnagowan, Tawnylea, Derrintawny, Shivdelagh, Cloonagh, Drumduffy and Corderry, Killarga County Leitrim. The proposed development will constitute the following: (a) the construction of six (6) wind turbines with hub heights of up to 92 metres with an overall height of up to 150 metres to blade tip.; (b) the construction of crane hardstand areas located beside each turbine; (c) the construction of two (2) 20 Kv substation buildings with associated electrical plant, equipment and security fences; (d) Internal windfarm underground cabling; (e) the construction of new site access tracks and the provision of upgraded access roads; (f) Installation of a drainage system for the proposed hardstand and road areas; (g) Underground grid connection approximately five (5) Km in length, predominantly along existing public road network; (h) all associated site development and ancillary works.  The planning application  is accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and by a Natura Impact Statement (NIS).

The planning application, Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and Natura Impact Statement (NIS) may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at the offices of the Planning Authority, Aras an Chontae, Carrick-On-Shannon Co. Leitrim during its public opening hours, i.e. 9.a.m. to 1pm and from  2p.m. to 4p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). A submission or observation in relation to the application may be made in writing to the Planning Authority on payment of the prescribed fee within the period of 5 weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application, and such submissions and observations will be considered by the Planning Authority in making a decision on the application. The Planning Authority may grant permission subject to or without conditions, or may refuse to grant permission.

The application Planning Ref. No. 19/26 may be viewed online at the following link:

http://www.eplanning.ie/LeitrimCC/searchtypes

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