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Harkin supports Retention of Mental Health Services in Ballinasloe

Date: February 17, 2014

Category: News Article, Health

Calls for Independent Review[more]

Harkin Warns of ‘Spin’ on EU Health Report

Date: February 4, 2014

Category: News Article, Health

Independent MEP Marian Harkin has criticised what she has described as a deliberate spin, the news report which minimised the health issues associated with pylons and childhood leukaemia. [more]

EU Report on Exposure to EMF

Date: February 4, 2014

Category: News Article, Health

The EU Report by the SCENIHR on the health effects of exposure to EMF is published today.[more]

Pylons – Growing Health Issues says MEP

Date: February 3, 2014

Category: News Article, Health

New research work in Finland and the UK indicating potentially serious health issues associated with overhead pylons will be revealed by Professor Denis Henshaw of Bristol University at a public meeting on the pylon issue being...[more]

EU Experts to examine Health and Cost issues at Trim Pylon meeting

Date: January 9, 2014

Category: Agriculture, News Article, Health

Experts on health issues arising from overhead cables and the possibility of undergrounding the major EirGrid projects will be addressed at an important meeting in Trim, Co. Meath on Monday, February 10th.[more]

EirGrid €3.2 Billion Plan must be financially Justified

Date: January 1, 2014

Category: News Article, Health, Environment & Energy

The public by accepting the harsh austerity measures imposed on them in the last five years, have earned the right to be consulted on all future major public expenditure projects.[more]

MEP Calls for Stay on €3.2 billion project

Date: December 16, 2013

Category: News Article, Environment & Energy, Health

The Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Mr. Pat Rabbitte has been strongly urged to take whatever action is necessary to delay the EirGrid planning application for the proposed North South electricity grid...[more]

MEP Supports Undergrounding of 400kv Power Lines

Date: November 6, 2013

Category: News Article, Health, Environment & Energy

Given that the North East 400kv electricity lines will be the first of 3 major applications for overhead power lines, it is crucial that all those who support the undergrounding of high voltage power lines throughout the country...[more]

Windfarm Campaigners meet European Commission Officials

Date: November 5, 2013

Category: News Article, Health

Representatives Encouraged by Meeting[more]

There Must Be No Hindrance in Implementing Roscommon Water Schemes Insists Harkin

Date: November 1, 2013

Category: News Article, Health

“It is absolutely vital that the Department of the Environment does not raise any further issues with Roscommon County Council which could delay the €12 million contract approved to tackle serious water issues in the county”.[more]

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