On the 6 of July 2018, the Planning Inspectorate UK in accordance with the provisions of the 1991 United Nations Convention Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (the Espoo Convention), notified the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage of a development consent application by Horizon Nuclear Power for the proposed Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station, in Anglesey, North Wales, United Kingdom. The letter invited Ireland to participate in a transboundary environmental impact assessment consultation.
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage subsequently informed all the relevant local authorities who facilitated a public consultation during the period between November 2018 and February 2019. The local authorities advertised the public consultation on their websites and in local newspapers. The consultation process closed on 15 February 2019.
On 27 January 2021, the Planning Inspectorate UK, provided an update to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, to the effect that the application made by Horizon Nuclear Power for the proposed Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station has been withdrawn.
Further details on the withdrawal of the application and all other related documents can be found on the Planning Inspectorate UK website: https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/wales/wylfa-newydd-nuclear-power-station/