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The final Screening and Appropriate Assessment of blocks applied for in the 2016 Supplementary Seaward Licensing Round has been issued.
The document was revised as appropriate in light of comments received during the public consultation which ended on the 29th May 2017. Further assessment will be made as necessary at the project specific level.
The draft HRA screening and Appropriate Assessment of Blocks applied for in the 2016 Supplementary Seaward Licensing Round has now been issued for public consultation.
Following the announcement of the 2016 Supplementary Seaward Licensing Round by the Oil and Gas Authority, applications were received covering 11 whole or part Blocks located in the northern North Sea, outer Moray Firth, central North Sea and southern North Sea. Of those applied for, a number in the southern North Sea are subject to Appropriate Assessment (AA).