Pipelines, Storage & Power

Pressure group complains to Finnish court over Nord Stream 2

Environmental group ClientEarth has submitted a complaint to a Finnish court in a bid to halt the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
By Staff reporter 15 May 2018 0 30856

Environmental group ClientEarth has submitted a complaint to a Finnish administrative court in Vaasa in a bid to halt the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline off the country’s coast, the group said on Monday.

Local authorities announced last month that they had approved a permit needed for laying the pipeline in Finland’s exclusive economic zone in the Baltic Sea.

“ClientEarth argues that the decision to grant the permit was groundless and that the impact of the project on...