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Link inquiry opens

A public inquiry into proposals for the Northern Ireland section of the north-south interconnector scheme has begun. Under scrutiny will be proposals for a new 275/400kV substation and 34km of 400kV overhead transmission line.

EirGrid has won consent for the Irish Republic leg of the project, although MPs want further consideration of undergrounding and landowners have started a legal challenge.

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