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Latest review into North-South Interconnector could be completed by early summer

Apr 26, 2021 07:04 By News Northern Sound
Latest review into North-South Interconnector could be completed by early summer Latest review into North-South Interconnector could be completed by early summer
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Campaign groups say the review must be more than a "box-ticking exercise".

The latest review into the North-South Interconnector could be completed by early summer.

Speaking at a recent Oireachtas Committee, Environment Minister Eamon Ryan confirmed that the terms of reference are being finalised.

The review into the contentious cross-border powerline was first confirmed to local Senator Robbie Gallagher by Taoiseach Michéal Martin last month.

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Campaign groups against the construction of pylons and local politicians have previously stated that the terms of reference and review must be meaningful, and can't become a box-ticking exercise.

Minister Eamon Ryan says he wants it to be a swift process:

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