Chapter 14: Rural Development

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Section 14.4  Agriculture

(Amendment No. 106) Insert additional text  to Policy AG P4, Section 14.4 ‘Agriculture’’  (page 334), new text in green as follows:

AG P4:Ensure that all agricultural activities comply with legislation on water quality, such as the Phosphorous Regulations, Water Framework Directive and Nitrates Directive. In relation to intensive agricultural installations (i.e. intensive pig and poultry farming), recent EPA Guidance (2021) on Assessment of the Impact of Ammonia and Nitrogen on Natura 2000 sites from intensive agriculture installations should be consulted when carrying out project assessment.