Articles tagged with: interconnector project

ANTI-PYLON COMMITTEE DELIVER ANALYSIS OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERT COMMISSION REPORT ON INTERCONNECTOR PROJECT

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26 Jan 2012 Comments Off on ANTI-PYLON COMMITTEE DELIVER ANALYSIS OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERT COMMISSION REPORT ON INTERCONNECTOR PROJECT

The Co Monaghan Anti-Pylon Committee have issued a detailed analysis of the report published last week by the International Expert Commission appointed to study the North-South electricity interconnector project being pursued by EirGrid. The Committee said that they generally welcome the report and consider it “a fair, unbiased and independent review of the techno-economic aspects of the project.” However they express their disappointment that the Commission’s brief did not allow them to consider other aspects of the project, such as land devaluation, visual impact and health issues. ...

BANNIGAN RAISES NEW HEALTH FEARS OVER PYLONS PROJECT

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10 Jun 2011 Comments Off on BANNIGAN RAISES NEW HEALTH FEARS OVER PYLONS PROJECT

Recent findings by the World Health Organisation indicating a possible cancer risk from mobile phone use were cited by Fine Gael councillor Owen Bannigan at Tuesday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council when he called for reassurances to be given to the public about the health implications of the north-south electricity interconnector project being promoted by EirGrid. Colr Bannigan expressed the view that the electro-magnetic fields produced by high-voltage power lines were similar to those associated with mobile phone masts and proposed that the Council write to the Taoiseach and ...