RPS has been appointed by Oriel Windfarm Limited (OWL), and its development partner Parkwind, to provide planning and environmental services in relation to the Oriel Wind Farm Project (hereafter referred to as the Project). This document has been prepared to inform the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) informal scoping consultation for the onshore and offshore elements of the Project prior to the preparation of the EIA Report (EIAR). As such this document provides the following:
- Background and need for the Project;
- Project Description;
- Planning Policy and Legislative Context;
- EIA Scoping Process and Guidelines;
- EIAR structure and content;
- Key environmental issues and proposed scope of the EIAR; and
- Informal Scoping Consultation.