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Company Response

Response from Dalradian

..In line with the Northern Ireland Executive’s response to COVID-19, Dalradian, whose only project is an exploration site in Co. Tyrone, has closed its offices and greatly reduced its activities. The regulations issued by Government (the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) Regulations (NI) 2020) permit fieldwork, such as essential environmental monitoring, to continue...Health and safety assessments are completed in advance addressing issues such as social distancing and the wearing of PPE. Access permissions are also sought and obtained from the relevant landowners...We were notified by the Northern Ireland Health & Safety Executive and Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) that this environmental monitoring had prompted a complaint. We clarified the nature of the work and no action is being taken by either body. We have also made a complaint to the PSNI about staff being harassed while completing this fieldwork...As part of the planning application, detailed Health Impact and Environmental Impact Assessments have been completed. The proposals are being independently assessed by the relevant authorities and in its response Northern Ireland’s Public Health Authority has made no objection to the project on public health grounds, including in relation to radon...

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