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Nord Stream 2 AG Can't Start The Laying Of Pipes Given A Possible Appeal

Nord Stream 2 AG Can't Start The Laying Of Pipes Given A Possible Appeal

Nord Stream 2 AG will not be able to immediately start laying pipes on the unfinished section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline South-East of Bornholm island after obtaining permission to use anchored vessels.

The permission of the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) at the request of this company to use such vessels can be appealed to the Danish Board of appeal for energy until August 3, the head of the press service of the DEA, Ture Falbe-Hansen.

"Nord Stream 2 AG will have to wait four weeks. Our decision today can be appealed to the Danish energy appeal Board before August 3, and work cannot begin during this period, " he said.

According to article 2, paragraph 6 Of the law on the continental shelf, "local and national associations or organizations whose main task is to protect nature and the environment, or those that, under their goals, protect essential interests in the field of recreation" have the right to appeal. Together with the complaint, these associations or organizations must submit their charters to the appeals Board as proof that they are local or national and that their purpose meets the stated requirements.

The appeal must be made in writing within four weeks of the decision being made public, meaning the appeal must be filed by August 3, 2020.

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