Consultations in other territories
Public Consultations in Denmark
The first public consultation on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process of the land-based element also known as the Viking Link DK Onshore Scheme took place in Denmark in 2016. This consultation was initiated by the Nature Agency, under the Danish Ministry of Environment on 30 May, 2016 and closed on 28 June 2016.
In September 2017, the Danish District Council approved the District Plan proposals for Viking Link in Revsing, Denmark. Following this, the Phase 2 consultation on the District Plan proposal and the EIA commences with an 8-week hearing period. Also, two public information meetings will take place in Denmark to give all stakeholders the opportunity to get relevant information and provide comments on the EIA consultation and the District Plan proposal.
Planning application for the DK Onshore Scheme was submitted to the Danish Environmental Agency (Miljøstyrelsen).
The marine licence application for the DK Offshore Scheme has been submitted to the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen).
Public Consultations in Germany
The first round of public consultations in Germany closed in August 2016. In August 2017, relevant stakeholders and authorities in Germany were invited to a meeting to get more information about the project.
The marine licence application for the DE Offshore Scheme has been submitted to the Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie, (BSH) which is the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency and the Landesamt für Bergbau, Energie und Geologie (LBEG) which is the State Authority for Mining, Energy and Geology.
Public Consultations in Netherlands
The first round of public consultations closed in August 2016.
The marine licence application for the NL Offshore Scheme has been submitted to the Ministry of Economic Affairs. A public hearing will be held once the marine application has been approved.