The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has carried out an Environment Impact
Assessment (EIA) under the Marine Works (EIA) Regulations 2007 (as amended) in relation to marine aggregate extraction at Area 483.

In accordance with Regulation 22, the MMO has decided to grant EIA consent for the project,
subject to certain conditions being imposed.

Full details of the decision, including the environmental information taken into consideration,
the main reasons and considerations on which the EIA consent decision was based and the
conditions attached to the consent can be found here. This information may also be inspected free
of charge during normal working hours at the MMO’s office (a charge may be made for copies
of data provided). Requests to inspect such information should be directed to:

Marine Licensing Team Marine Management Organisation Lancaster House Hampshire Court
Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7YH
Tel: 0300 123 1032

The Marine Works (EIA) Regulations 2007 (as amended) transpose, in relation to marine works,
the EIA Directive (Council Directive 87/337/EEC of 27 June 1985, as amended).

The EIA for aggregate extraction at Area 483 was carried out following an application relating to
the project for a Marine Licence under the Marine & Coastal Access Act 2009. Following EIA
consent, the Regulator will consider authorising such applications.

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