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Planning Scotland's Seas: Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for Offshore Renewable Energy in Scottish Waters - Environmental Report Appendix D: Draft Plan Options Assessment

Planning Scotland's Seas: Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for Offshore Renewable Energy in Scottish Waters - Environmental Report Appendix D: Draft Plan Options Assessment

Thursday, July 25, 2013

ISBN: 9781782567455

Appendix D to the SEA Environmental Report of the Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for Offshore Renewable Energy in Scottish Waters. This appendix contains a Draft Plan Options Assessment.

Executive Summary

The plans are required to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) under the Environment Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 and the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.

This Environmental Report documents the results of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) which is an assessment of the effects of the plans on relevant environmental receptors. In this assessment the effects of the plan on the following have been considered: biodiversity; flora; fauna; population and human health; water and the marine environment; climatic factors; marine geology and coastal processes; historic environment; and landscape and seascape.