The Minister for Housing and Planning, Eoghan Murphy is proposing a new Bill which will essentially restrict citizens’ and environmental NGO’s ability to legally challenge planning applications and developments.
This Bill will have serious consequences for the fight against mobile phone masts and antennae, including 5G.
What you can do:
- Sign the petition to Block The Bill https://www.change.org/p/department-of-environment-stop-eoghan-murphys-bill-which-will-stop-environmental-democracy
- Send a Submission to the Department of Housing and Planning Details Here
Closing date is 27th January 2020
Helpful templates available on Ireland for Safe Technology Website
Environmental groups outline shock at proposed planning Bill – https://environmentalpillar.ie
‘Draconian’ planning Bill would ‘set the clock back’ on access to justice – https://greennews.ie
Environmentalists say proposed Bill makes it harder to object to planning decisions – https://www.irishtimes.com