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Supreme Court Ruling technical in nature and does not change any of the issues for Eirgrid and their partners ESB

The critical issue of access to landowners’ property could not be assessed because access routes were never submitted for approval to An Bord Pleanála.

Continue February 20, 2019

North-South Interconnector planning approval quashed in Northern Ireland

The approval for the North-South Interconnector in Northern Ireland was quashed today at Belfast High Court, at the behest of the Department for Infrastructure in Northern Ireland. This is a golden opportunity for Government to adopt a policy of undergrounding if they want this ‘critical infrastructure’ ever to be established.

Continue February 9, 2019

North-South Interconnector: NEPPC calls on Commission for Regulation of Utilities and on European Commission to investigate unauthorised interference and non-compliance with the planning conditions.

Request for Eirgrid also to be investigated for facilitating ESB ownership of discharge of planning conditions .

Continue February 6, 2019

ESB proposals to blatantly breach planning conditions and ignore basic landowner rights demands Government action.

Unacceptable proposals unfairly put Local Authorities on front line for a project they never approved.

Continue February 6, 2019

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