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Pylons project could face further six-year delay!

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26 Aug 2010 Comments Off on Pylons project could face further six-year delay!

The Co Monaghan Anti-Pylon Committee has welcomed the announcement this week of a public enquiry in Northern Ireland into the development of EirGrid’s controversial cross-Border electricity interconnector project. Those in the county opposed to the development of the project using overhead cabling and pylons have expressed the view that the N Ireland enquiry could lead to a delay of up to six years in the development of the scheme. Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister Edwin Poots is ordering the Planning Appeals Commission to investigate the Northern section of the controversial development in relation ...