The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Innovation and Digital Transition Program – COMPETE 2030 – stems from a requirement of Regulation (EU) 2021/1060 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021, which establishes common provisions for the implementation of cohesion policy funds for 2021-2027 and ensures that the environmental and sustainability dimensions have been scrutinized by the public and entities with responsibilities in specific environmental matters.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) comprises three documents (in portuguese), organized as follows:
This document corresponds to the Public Consultation Report and includes the evaluation and assessment of the results of the Public Consultation and the Entities with Specific Environmental Responsibility (ESER) to the Preliminary Environmental Report of the IDTP. The SEA started in February 2022, and the scope and reach of the SEA was subject to institutional consultation pursuant to Article 5(3) of Decree-Law No. 232/2007, of 15 June.
In accordance with Article 7 of Decree-Law No. 232/2007, of 15 June, the IDTP and the respective SEA were subject to public consultation, which began on 4 August 2022.
The documents made available within the scope of the public consultation included the IDTP proposal, the preliminary Environmental Report (AR) and the respective Non-Technical Summary (NTR).
This report presents the results of the public consultation and the consultation of entities with specific environmental responsibility (ESER).