INTERCONNECTOR PLAN COULD BE DECIDED BY CHRISTMAS BY PLANNING BOARD

22 September 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

A decision could be given in three months’ time by An Bord Pleanála on the proposed North/South electricity interconnector, following the twelve weeks oral hearing that finished in Carrickmacross in May. It was originally expected on Tuesday this week, according to the Board’s website. But this has since been updated and because the report of the two inspectors is not yet ready, a new deadline of 21st December has been given as when it is “due to be decided”.

  Nigel Hillis of the County Monaghan Anti-Pylon Committee said he was not a bit surprised that the Board had not adhered to the date of 20th September. He said that was …
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