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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

​18 October 2019​3936​Ballinalack 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.
​18 October 2019​622​Ballinalack 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.
​16 October 2019​2530​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.
​16 October 2019​3205​Unicorn 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.
​16 October 2019​2815​Adventus 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.
​08 October 2019​1345​Ballinalack 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.
​01 October 2019​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.
​20 September 2019​3205​Unicorn 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.
20 September 2019​405​Unicorn 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.
​13 September 2019​3636​Teck 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.
​04 September 2019​3937​Teck 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.
​26 August 2019​636​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.
​16 August 2019​1362, 1700, 1789, 2885, 2889, 3471 and 3755​Boliden Tara Mines Ltd​Geophysical Survey​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.
​16 August 2019​1229​Minco 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.
​14 August 2019​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.
​14 August 2019​1245, 1327, 3660, 3664, 3665, 3852, 3989, 3990, 3991, 3992, 4051 and 4478​Teck Ireland Ltd and Boliden Tara Mines DAC​Geophysical Survey​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.
12 August 2019​2085, 2087, 2115, 3035, 4003, 4004, 4499 and 4500​Oriel Selection TrustGeochemical Survey​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.
12 August 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.
08 August 2019​3660​Teck 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 August 2019​3659​Teck 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 August 2019​1318​Teck 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.
​02 August 2019​1601​Teck 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.
​02 August 2019​3331​Teck 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.
​02 August 2019​2530​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.
​19 July 2019​3318​Centenary 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.
​11 July 2019​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 is not likely to have significant effects on the environment and Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.
​11 July 2019​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.
​10 July 2019​1344​Ballinalack 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.
​10 July 2019​3660​Teck 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.
​24 June 2019​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.
​20 June 2019​3647​Glencore Zinc Ireland 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.
​20 June 2019​1339​Teck 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.
​14 June 2019​1319​Teck 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.
​14 June 2019​1344​Ballinalack 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 June 2019​1630, 1631, 1604, 4068, 3331 and 3329​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.
​31 May 2019​3995 and 4045​​Boliden Tara Mines DAC​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.
​28 May 2019​3824​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.
​14 May 2019​3824​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.
​29 April 2019​3373​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.
​26 April 2019​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 is not likely to have significant effects on the environment and Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.
​24 April 2019​3268​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.
​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.