Filed under: Press Releases 2016

Deplorable decision by An Bord Pleanála an affront to the democratic process and a major setback for the North-South Interconnector Project

Biased decision will only deepen public cynicism, opposition and resolve

North East Pylon Pressure Campaign (NEPPC) is neither surprised nor concerned with today’s decision by An Bord Pleanála (ABP) to approve the North-South Interconnector (NSI) overhead lines and pylons planning application*.

Continue December 21, 2016

EirGrid needs to be called to account for its increasing misuse of electricity consumers’ monies

NEPPC calling for action from Minister Naughten and Public Accounts Committee

Continue December 6, 2016

NEPPC welcomes FF submissions on Energy Bill June 2016

Fianna Fáil show of strength in demanding undergrounding of the North-South interconnector.
Forceful and passionate arguments put forward in Dáil debates on new Energy Bill

Continue July 1, 2016

NEPPC Closing Submission Summary: Eirgrid planning application remains invalid and should be rejected

Multiple changes to the application during the Oral Hearing an unacceptable waste of public monies

Continue May 24, 2016

Further significant changes by EirGrid 8 weeks into the Oral Hearing make a mockery of the planning process

NEPPC calls for An Bord Pleanála to put an end to this costly charade as EirGrid yet again announced, without any prior notice, a further request to ABP to change an additional 18 access routes and also make 22 ‘minor deviations’ to access route maps.

Continue May 1, 2016

Acting Minister For Energy needs to Act on EirGrid and pull application from An Bord Plánála – Tóibín

Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has appealed to Minister Alex White to withdraw the Eirgrid North South Interconnector planning application that is currently before An Bord Plánála Oral Hearing in Carrickmacross.

Continue March 28, 2016

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