Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992
F165[Agency to take alternative assessment into account
88A. (1) Before making a decision under section 83(1) in relation to a designated application the Agency shall take into account the alternative assessment in such manner as the Minister may prescribe for the purpose of ensuring that the objectives of the EIA Directive are met.
(2) The Agency may make any feature of the project or measure envisaged to avoid, prevent, reduce or offset significant adverse effects on the environment, and any monitoring measure incorporated into the decision a condition of any licence granted on foot of the decision.
(3) The Agency shall incorporate into a decision in relation to a designated application such documents relating to the alternative assessment as the Minister may prescribe for the purposes of ensuring that the objectives of the EIA Directive are met, including a description of any features of the project or measures envisaged to avoid, prevent or reduce and, where possible, offset the significant adverse effects on the environment and any appropriate monitoring measures that relate to conditions to be attached to the licence to be granted on foot of the decision.]
Inserted (30.03.2023) by Environmental Protection Agency (Emergency Electricity Generation) (Amendment) Act 2023 (6/2023), s. 7, S.I. No. 136 of 2023.