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Notice: To undertake construction and capital dredging in connection with the Orkney Community Wind Farm Project at Scammalin Bay, Island of Faray

Notice: To undertake construction and capital dredging in connection with the Orkney Community Wind Farm Project at Scammalin Bay, Island of Faray
22 September 2021

Orkney Islands Council (per ITPEnergised)

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

The Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council (“OIC”), registered as a local authority constituted in terms of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 at Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, KW15 1NY, has applied to the Scottish Ministers for marine licences under section 20 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 to undertake construction and capital dredging in connection with the Orkney Community Wind Farm Project at Scammalin Bay, Island of Faray with a total area of approximately 3218 m2

 

Construction

Location

Latitude

Longitude

Extended Slipway

59˚ 12.412’ N

002˚ 49.125’ W

59˚ 12.414’ N

002˚ 49.118’ W

59˚ 12.398’ N

002˚ 49.113’ W

59˚ 12.381’ N

002˚ 49.105’ W

59˚ 12.380’ N

002˚ 49.113’ W

59˚ 12.397’ N

002˚ 49.121’ W

Landing Jetty

59˚ 12.438’ N

002˚ 49.091’ W

59˚ 12.442’ N

002˚ 49.084’ W

59˚ 12.422’ N

002˚ 49.052’ W

59˚ 12.424’ N

002˚ 49.047’ W

59˚ 12.415’ N

002˚ 49.034’ W

59˚ 12.408’ N

002˚ 49.050’ W

59˚ 12.417’ N

002˚ 49.064’ W

59˚ 12.418’ N

002˚ 49.060’ W

 

 

Capital Dredge

Location

Latitude

Longitude

Area A

59˚ 12.381’ N

002˚ 49.121’ W

 

59˚ 12.383’ N

002˚ 49.102’ W

 

59˚ 12.366’ N

002˚ 49.095’ W

 

59˚ 12.364’ N

002˚ 49.114’ W

 

 

 

Area B

59˚ 12.437’ N

002˚ 49.093’ W

 

59˚ 12.442’ N

002˚ 49.081’ W

 

59˚ 12.441’ N

002˚ 49.072’ W

 

59˚ 12.430’ N

002˚ 49.048’ W

 

59˚ 12.424’ N

002˚ 49.047’ W

 

59˚ 12.415’ N

002˚ 49.034’ W

                                                                                                                                                                                (WGS84)

 

The proposed works are subject to an environmental impact assessment (“EIA”) under the above EIA Regulations.

The EIA report can be viewed online at Marine Scotland website and on the Orkney planning portal.  Copies of the EIA report can also be obtained from by calling (tel: [(0)1856 852 274]) at a charge of £1,600.00 hard copy and £15.00 on CD/USB stick (including post and packaging). Copies of a short non-technical summary are available free of charge.

Any representations should be made in writing to the Scottish Ministers by email to: ms.marinelicensing@gov.scot or by post to The Scottish Government, Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen, AB11 9DB, identifying the proposed works and specifying grounds for the representation, not later than [24/10/2021] (30 days after publication date of the last notice). The Scottish Ministers may however consider representations received after this date. Representations should be dated and clearly state the name (in block capitals) and the email or postal address of those making the representation.  

Subsequent submission by OIC of additional information (as defined in the above EIA Regulations) to the Scottish Ministers will be publicised in a similar manner to the current application including publication on the above websites.   Representations relative to additional information should be made on the same basis as detailed above.

Having considered the application/s and the above legislation together with any representations received the Scottish Ministers may:-

  • grant a marine licence/s with or without conditions attached; or
  • refuse the application/s.

Fair Processing Notice

The Scottish Government’s Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team (“MS-LOT”) determine applications for marine licences under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010. During the consultation process any person having an interest in the outcome of the application may make a representation to MS-LOT. The representation may contain personal information, for example a name or address. This representation will only be used for the purpose of determining an application and will be stored securely in the Scottish Government’s official corporate record. Representations will be shared with the OIC and/or agent acting on behalf of the OIC, any people or organisations that we consult in relation to the application and, where necessary, be published online, however personal information will be removed before sharing or publishing.  

A full privacy notice can be found at: https://www.gov.scot/policies/marine-and-fisheries-licensing/marine-licensing-operations-team-privacy-notice/. If you are unable to access this, or you have any queries or concerns about how your personal information will be handled, contact MS-LOT at: MS.MarineLicensing@gov.scot or MS-LOT, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen, AB11 9DB.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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