PUT THE LINE UNDERGROUND!

14 September 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

ANTI PYLON GROUPS SEND CLEAR MESSAGE TO EU COMMISSION OVER INTERCONNECTOR PLAN

Michael Fisher

Anti-pylon groups from Monaghan and four other counties affected by the proposed North-South electricity interconnector have told the European Commission undergrounding is the only way forward and that the proposal for an overhead line is “dead”.

They also heard representatives of the Belgian electricity grid operator explain that public consultation and acceptance for such large scale infrastructure projects is their number one priority and without it they would not proceed. The Belgian company Elia also showed the visitors their plans for a….

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