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Eirgrid preventing meaningful public consultation at Oral Hearing – Doherty

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regain Doherty has said that it is incredibly frustrating to learn of the unprofessional and seemingly disorganised conduct at the Oral Hearing for the North-South Interconnector which is currently underway in Carrickmacross.

Continue March 28, 2016

Eirgrid antics force withdrawal from Oral Hearing

EirGrid antics of making it up as it goes along leaves the public with no option but to withdraw from the North-South Interconnector Oral Hearing

Continue March 23, 2016

Public criticise Government parties for failure to direct EirGrid to properly examine underground option

Huge turnout of over 600 people vent their frustration at local Government TD’s for following the party line rather than the people they represent

Continue February 21, 2016

EirGrid’s persistent pestering of local communities on eve of Oral Hearing process will not be tolerated

Confrontation dressed up as consultation highlights a waste of consumers’ monies and a lack of accountability to the Government

Continue February 13, 2016

Major boost for NEPPC campaign with Fianna Fáil policy support for undergrounding the North-South interconnector

Commitment by party to achieving community consensus through using practical alternatives to overhead lines and pylons

Continue February 11, 2016

NEPPC seeks clarification on oral hearing procedures and participation

Concerns of potential requirement to make a further submission with only 9 days notice

On Thursday last, 21st January, An Bord Pleanála (ABP) posted letters to those individuals and groups who had made a written submission concerning the North-South Interconnector (NSI), announcing that it will hold an oral hearing into the resubmitted planning application by EirGrid.

Continue January 24, 2016

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