MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

MARINE WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2007

NOTICE OF EIA CONSENT DECISION

CML1929 GREENLINK INTERCONNECTOR CABLE

Notice is hereby given that Natural Resources Wales (“NRW”) has carried out an environmental impact assessment (‘EIA’) under the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007 as amended (‘the EIA Regulations’) in respect of the Greenlink Interconnector Cable. In accordance with regulation 22 of the EIA Regulations, NRW has decided to grant EIA consent for the project subject to conditions being imposed.

Written confirmation of the EIA consent decision is available for public inspection on NRW’s public register. The written confirmation includes the main reasons and considerations on which the EIA consent decision was based, a summary on the environment consultations undertaken and information gathered, conclusion about effects of the project on the environment and conditions attached to the EIA consent decision.

The written confirmation of the EIA consent decision is available for public inspection free of charge during normal office hours of 9am to 5pm at Cardiff Permitting Service, Natural Resources Wales, Cambria House, 29 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 0TP.

Copies of the written confirmation of the EIA consent decision may also be obtained online at https://publicregister.naturalresources.wales/ or requested by sending an email to permittingconsultations@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk. If printed copies are requested, a charge not exceeding reasonable copying costs may be made.

Natural Resources Wales is an appropriate authority under the EIA Regulations and has been delegated functions as the appropriate licensing authority by the Welsh Ministers for the purposes of Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. NRW will proceed to take a regulatory decision in relation to the application for a marine licence.

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