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Out for comment: Exclusion of Solar PV installations from obtaining Environmental Authorisation and Adoption of Screening Tool

8 September 2022

On 8 September 2022, Minister Creecy published her intention to exclude the development and expansion of solar photovoltaic facilities an associated activities or infrastructure from the requirement to obtain environmental authorisation.

The public has 30 days in which to submit comments on the Notice (submissions due before 8 October 2022).

On 7 September 2022 the Minister published her intention to adopt the National Web Based Environmental Screening Tool.  The public has 30 days in which to submit comments on the Notice (submissions due before 7 October 2022). The Screening Tool can be accessed here.