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BRACKLYN WIND FARM STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PLANNING APPLICATION

Bracklyn Wind Farm Limited is applying for planning permission for the construction and operation of a 9-turbine wind farm and associated site development works in the townlands of Ballagh (Mullingar Rural E.D.), Billistown, Ballynacor, and Bracklin, County Westmeath; and Coolronan, Co. Meath.

Following consultations with An Bord Pleanála, it has been determined that the proposed development is a Strategic Infrastructure Development which necessitates a planning application being made directly to An Bord Pleanála. It is a requirement of An Bord Pleanála that a dedicated planning application website is created which includes all of the application documentation.

This planning application has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála on the 05/10/2021

Application case reference & link: PA25M.311565

PLANNING DOCUMENTS

1. Letter to An Bord

Pleanala

2. Letter to Co Westmeath Planning Authority 

3. Letter to Co Meath Planning Authority 

4. Planning Application

Form

5. Site Notice

6. Newspaper Notice 1

7. Newspaper Notice 2

8. Letters to Prescribed

Bodies

9. EIA Portal Confirmation

Notice

10. Natura Impact 

Statement 

11. Schedule of Mitigation Measures

PLANNING DRAWINGS

12. Planning Drawings

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT – VOLUME 1

EIAR Preface

Preface

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Assessment of Project Alternatives

Chapter 3 Description of the Proposed Development

Chapter 4 Population & Human Health

Chapter 5 Biodiversity

Chapter 6 Land & Soil

Chapter 7 Water

Chapter 8 Air Quality & Climate

Chapter 9 Landscape

Chapter 10 Cultural Heritage

Chapter 11 Noise & Vibration

Chapter 12 Shadow Flicker

Chapter 13 Material Assets

Chapter 14 Interactions of Foregoing

Non-Technical Summary

EIAR NTS

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT – VOLUME 2

Annex 1.1 SID Determination

Annex 1.2 Record of Meeting with An Bord Pleanála

Annex 1.3 Planning Authority Scoping Response

Annex 1.4 Record of Meeting with Planning Authority

Annex 1.5 Scoping Request Letter

Annex 1.6 Scoping Responses

Annex 1.7 Community Report

Annex 1.8 Schedule of Mitigation Measures

Annex 2.1 Alternative Site Locations

Annex 2.2 Alternative Site Layouts

Annex 2.3 Alternative Grid Connections

Annex 2.4 Alternative Substation Designs

Annex 2.5 Alternative Material Suppliers & Routes

Annex 3.1 Overall Site Location.

Annex 3.2 Site Layout

Annex 3.3 Turbine Elevation Drawing

Annex 3.4 Substation Compound Drawing

Annex 3.5 Substation Elevation Drawings

Annex 3.6 Typical Trench Drawings

Annex 3.7 Peat Management Plan

Annex 3.8 CEMP

Annex 3.9 Route Access Survey

Annex 3.10 - Felling Plan

Annex 5.1 Habitat Maps & Plates

Annex 5.2 Ornithological Study Areas

Annex 5.3 Results of Ornithological Surveys

Annex 5.4 Ornithological Vantage Point Surveys

Annex 5.5 Bat Survey Report

Annex 5.6 Habitat Management Plan

Annex 5.7 - Avian Collision Risk Modelling

Annex 5.8 - Mammal Activity maps.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT – VOLUME 2 cont...

Annex 6.1 Trial Pit Logs

Annex 6.2 Peat Stability Risk Assessment

Annex 7.1 Water Quality Laboratory Report

Annex 7.2 Hydrology Constraints Map

Annex 8.1 Ambient Air Quality Standards

Annex 8.2 Dust Minimisation Plan

Annex 9.1 Photomontages.

Annex 9.2 Wireframe Imagery

Annex 10.1 Architectural Heritage Impact Assessment

Annex 10.2 Cultural Heritage Photography

Annex 11.1 Glossary of Acoustic Terms

Annex 11.2 Noise Modelling Parameters

Annex 11.3 Coordinates of Noise Sensitive Locations

Annex 11.4 Noise Meter Calibration Certificates

Annex 11.5 Noise Modelling

Annex 11.6 Noise Contour Map

Annex 11.7 Cumulative Noise Modelling

Annex 11.8 Cumulative Noise Contour Map

Annex 11.9 Outline Noise Monitoring Programme

Annex 12.1 Dwellings Map

Annex 12.2 Shadow Flicker Modelling

Annex 12.3 Cumulative Shadow Flicker Modellin

Annex 12.4 Outline Shadow Flicker Monitoring Programme

Annex 13.1 Haul Route Map

Annex 13.2 Air Corps Position Paper

Annex 13.3 2rn Telecommunications Protocol

Annex 13.4 Electricity Network Map