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EU group calls for M3 impact review

THE European Union Petitions Committee, which visited the Tara-Skryne Valley and the route of the M3 motorway in June, has called for a substantial review of the environmental impact of the M3 and for less intrusive alternative routes to be designated which should safeguard the area for the Irish nation.
The delegation from the European Parliament said it was perplexed by the choice of route and by the damage done to the integrity of the many sites in the Tara area and the Gabhra Valley which had been drawn to its attention by petitioners, mentioning sites in particular at Baronstown, Collierstown, Roestown and Dowdstown.
It says it is also concerned as to why it has been deemed necessary to build one of the largest M3 intersections precisely at the most vulnerable location in terms of Ireland`s national heritage.....

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moss Posted by moss
10th October 2007ce

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