This consultation ended 22 April 2013.
The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.
The consultation invites comments on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report for the 2014 - 2020 European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Structural Funds Programmes.
The SEA is being carried out in accordance with the requirements of the SEA Directive (2001/42/EC) and The Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Wales) Regulations 2004 (Welsh Instrument 2004 No. 1656 (W.170)). The SEA Environmental Report has been produced following full consultation with statutory bodies. The SEA will help to ensure that the programmes contribute positively to the high level of environmental protection expected of EU funding programmes.
This consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with the public consultation on the East and West Wales European Structural Funds 2014-2020 programmes Wales and the EU: Partnership for Jobs and Growth which was launched by the Deputy Minister on 14th January 2013.