Bord gives the go-ahead to battery facility by old dump

Lyreacrompane group fails in its appeal on safety grounds Cork-based firm Knocknagoum Windfarm Ltd has been given the green light to build a battery storage facility next to the electricity substation at Muingnaminane in the Stacks Mountains.   An Bord Pleanála’s decision last week was on foot of an appeal of Kerry County Council’s decision [...]

By |2019-06-22T16:40:55+01:00June 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Bord gives the go-ahead to battery facility by old dump

Dog Park Approved

Permission has been granted for a new dog park in Athenry – despite objections from a neighbouring school that the noise will drive them barking mad. But this week Galway County Council gave the go ahead for the development of the park for the ‘exercising and socialising’ of dogs – on condition that no floodlights [...]

By |2019-06-18T19:41:33+01:00June 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ProPG Ireland

Guidance Note for Noise Action Planning (for the first round of the Environmental Noise Regulations 2006) proposes the use of ProPG. The EPA Guidance note for Noise Action planning (2009) includes some sections that cover planning aspects and it contains the following observation; ‘Whilst Local Authorities have it within their powers to set conditions relating [...]

By |2019-08-14T14:50:04+01:00March 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on ProPG Ireland

ProPG New Residential Development

ProPG: Planning & Noise – New Residential Development The ProPG has been produced to provide practitioners with guidance on a recommended approach to the management of noise within the planning system in England. The Institute of Acoustics, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and the Association of Noise Consultants have worked together to produce the [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:05:07+00:00February 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on ProPG New Residential Development
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