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EPA Reg No.S0026-02 RSS Feed About Permit RSS Feeds
Applicant:Aughinish Alumina Limited Limerick.
Location of Loading:The dredging of clean sediment from four sites around the AAL jetty namely: A) the outer berth, B) the cells, C) the inner berth and D) the approach arm.
Location of Disposal Site:The dump site is located off Foynes Island in the Shannon estuary. This site is a current licensed dump site for the Shannon Foynes Port Company. (EPA Nr. S0009-03).
Description of Activity:The dredging of clean sediment from four sites around the AAL jetty and the dumping of some dredged material at a dump site off Foynes Island in the Shannon estuary. Dredging technology will include plough dredging, long reach excavator on barge, and trailing suction hopper dredger.
Application Date:10/11/2023
Permit Status:Applied
Permit Expiry Date:N/A

Decision Details

Proposed Decision issued date:N/A
Closing date for objections to Proposed Decision:N/A
Final Decision issued date:N/A


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