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Environmental Screening Determinations and Decisions

Below are recent Environmental Screening Determinations and Decisions, including Screening for Appropriate Assessment (AA) Determinations, Decisions and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Determinations related to mineral exploration activities. 

Notice​Date

​PL Area

​Company

​Activity

​AA Screening Determination

​Decision

​EIA Determination

​16 April 2019​3908​Glencore Zinc Ireland Ltd​​Exploration Drilling​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​08 April 2019​1500 and 3636​Teck Ireland Ltd.Ground Geophysical Surveying​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.
​04 April 2019​4502​Boliden Tara Mines DAC​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​13 March 2019​3400​Conroy Gold and Natural Resources Plc​Exploration Drilling​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​13 March 2019​3130​Conroy Gold and Natural Resources Plc​Exploration Drilling​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​21 February 2019​3857​IMC Exploration Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​14 February 2019​2551​IMC Exploration Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​31 January 2019​4502​Boliden Tara Mines Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​31 January 2019​4502​Boliden Tara Mines Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​31 January 2019​2654​Group Eleven Mining and Exploration Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​25 January 2019​1245, 3638, 3659, 1319, 3839 and 3660 ​Teck Ireland Ltd. and Boliden Tara Mines Ltd.​Ground Geophysics​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.
​25 January 2019​3643​Hannan Metals Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​​It has been determined that the project is not be likely to have significant effects on the environment and an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.
​21 January 2019​1324, 3346, 3851 and 3852​Boliden Tara Mines Ltd.​Ground Geophysics​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.
​09 January 20193615​​Viridian Metals Ireland Ltd​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​08 January 2019​450​TILZ Minerals Ltd.​​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​05 December 2018​450​TILZ Minerals Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​27 November 20183849​IMC Exploration Ltd​​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​20 November 20181440​​Boliden Tara Mines LtdExploration Drilling​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​15 November 20184502​​Boliden Tara Mines LtdExploration Drilling​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​14 November 2018​3849IMC Exploration Ltd​​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​14 November 20183735​Erris Resources Ltd​Exploration Drilling​​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​12 November 20183824​Aurum Mineral Resources Ltd​​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​08 November 2018​4069Raptor Resources Ltd​​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​06 November 20183145​​Gold Note Minerals Ltd​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​06 November 2018​3849​IMC Exploration Ltd​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​02 November 2018​4069​Raptor Resources Ltd​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​2 November 2018​2638​TILZ Minerals Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​23 October 2018​3679​Hannan Metals Ireland Ltd​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​19 October 20182368​​TILZ Minerals Ltd.​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.​It has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.
​19 October 2018​3130Conroy Gold and Natural Resources Plc.​​Trenching​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.
​18 October 20182529​Glencore Zinc Ireland Ltd​​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potential for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environment.It has been determined that the projects do not require screening for environmental assessment.
​18 October 2018​3735​Erris Resources Ltd​Exploration Drilling​It has been determined that the project does not have the potenial for significant effects on a European Site.​This project is not likely to have a significant effect on the environmentIt has been determined that the project does not require screening for environmental assessment.