Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation
Each planning authority in Ireland has recently received information in the form of a letter of notification dated 6 July 2019 from the United Kingdom’s Planning Inspectorate to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government relating to an application for development consent (planning permission) for the proposed Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Plant, which is to be constructed in north Wales.
The proposed development comprises a proposed new nuclear electricity generating station on the north coast of Anglesey, in north Wales with a projected electrical output of approximately 3.1 gigawatts. The development also includes permanent and temporary works in the marine environment off-site power station facilities including a control centre, laboratory and emergency equipment garage; and associated development comprising a worker accommodation campus, temporary park and ride facility, construction logistics centre and highway improvements.
A printed copy of the application and supporting documentation may be inspected or purchased at the offices of each Planning Authority in Ireland for the duration of the public consultation period. A submission or observation relating to the proposed development may be made to the Planning Authority for the area in which the person lives by 4 pm on Friday 25th January, 2019. Further information on this project, and Planning Authority contact details, may be accessed here
Notice of this proposed development has been published in the Irish Times, Irish Examiner & Irish Independent on 22nd November, 2018. A copy of this notification may be viewed here
Cork City Council,
Processing of special categories of personal data
Under Article 9(1) of the GDPR regulations, the processing of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation is prohibited. Therefore, Cork City Council requests those making submissions not to include data of this nature in their submission.
The legal basis for processing the personal data under Article 6(1)(c) and 6(1)(e) of the GDPR Regulation and article 132(3)(vi), 132(4) and 132(5) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended.