A series of public information sessions in respect of the Draft Climate Action Plan are planned over the next few weeks commencing in Boyle:
- King House, Boyle 7-8pm Tuesday 21st November
- Monksland Community Centre, Monksland 7-8.30pm Thursday 23rd November
- Áras an Chontae, Roscommon 6-7pm Friday 24th November
- Trinity Arts Centre, Castlerea 7-8pm Tuesday 28th November
Any further public consultation events will be advertised during the consultation period.
The draft Plan sets out how the local authority (Roscommon Co Co) can promote a range of mitigation, adaptation and other climate action measures, to help deliver on the national climate obligations and the Government’s overall National Climate Objective, which seeks to pursue and achieve, by no later than the end of 2050, the transition to a climate resilient, biodiversity rich, environmentally sustainable and climate neutral economy. The draft Plan is accompanied by an Environmental Report, prepared in accordance with the European Communities (Environmental Assessment of Certain Plans and Programmes) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 435 of 2004 as amended by S.I. 200 of 2011) for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Natura Impact Report, pursuant to Article 6 of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.
Written submissions or observations regarding the Draft Climate Action Plan, Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report and Appropriate Assessment Report, are invited from members of the public and other interested parties.
You can make a submission or observation between Friday October 27th and Wednesday 13th December 2023 inclusive.