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Public consultation on the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the Plan

From 1 February the Danish Energy Agency launches an 8-week public hearing concerning the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related results of the environmental assessment (SEA).

The DEA launches an 8-week hearing concerning the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related results of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the. The public hearing, which is a public consultation over the environmental report containing the strategic environmental assessments of the Thor-plan, runs from 1st February to 12 noon 29th March 2021. As part of the hearing, approximately 5,000 local landowners, relevant organizations and local authorities have received a letter in eboks concerning the hearing.

Read relevant hearing material, information on how to submit inputs to the hearing, etc. 

For the land-based project, an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has been carried out in parallel to the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the plan for Thor. The results of this EIA will be published in Spring 2021 with the Environmental Protection Agency being the responsible authority. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the offshore-based part of the project will take place in the period 2022-24, when the winner of the tender for establishing Thor Offshore Wind Farm has been appointed.

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