Is there a definition of deep peat ?
Coillte did not provide the information to the applicant, but did provide to OCEI
The dataset is part of the published scientific paper Habib W, Connolly J, A national-scale assessment of land use change in peatlands between 1989 and 2020 using Landsat data and Google Earth Engine—a case study of Ireland. Regional Environmental Change, 2023. The overall objective of this study is to understand peatland land use dynamics in Ireland for the periods 1989–1991, 2004-2006 and 2018–2020. The compressed file contains three GIS files (raster), each representing the aforementioned periods.
2020 GIS data
AIE Request COSEC00402
Meetings of the Bord na Móna Board for the Years 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 YTD:
1) Agenda/ minutes of the Board.
2) Copies of presentations, analysis, reports or other written records provided to the Board in relation to Board meeting agendas (i.e. where records are noted in agenda/minutes, please consider these records within scope of the AIE
Mount Lucas Bog
Bunahinly – Kilgarvin Bog
Timahoe South Bog
Ballaghurt and Glebe Bog
Rathdrum and Daingean Derries Bogs
Bracklin West Bog
Derryadd East Bog
Road is to serve two plantations on cutover bog and traverses the cut-over bog
Details on the FLV.
Look at it with the Bing Maps layer on in the FLV for context.
Should taxpayers money be used to fund what is effectively an emissions project?
2000m of Forest Road in the most benign of locations would require a mandatory EIA. This is not far short in a far from benign location.
If DAFM FS rejects the application the landowners could be stuck timber that they cannot harvest on the basis of planting on the basis of DAFM FS approval
Real conundrum here for DAFM and one to watch