Thursday, 2 April 2009

Sinn Féin Tullysaran
Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Corrigan says the fight to have the NIE Tyrone to Cavan Interconnector placed underground is still on. The recent report by PB Power which was commissioned by NIE claims that to place the Interconnector underground would cost seven times as much and NIE have said they will press ahead with their planning application for overhead pylons. This is NIE taking a stand in support of overhead pylons and at the same time attempting to create the impression that their decision has been made, their decision is final and opposition to this is pointless. NIE will continue to create false impressions, cause confusion and attempt to divide us. They will have their own strategies and tactics to achieve their goal. But we need to remain united. We need to stay informed and be aware of the situation as it developes. We need to use every opportunity available to oppose NIE's plans for an overhead Interconnector and prepare for a long campaign.
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