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Nord Stream Develops Dialogue with Environmental Authorities and the Public in Sweden

Public information meetings to be held in Stockholm and Visby on 29 and 30 November

Nov. 24, 2006 | Zug | The environmental impact assessments (EIA) procedure for Nord Stream, a natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea, is now starting in Sweden as a part of the process of preparing permit applications according to Swedish law. As the first step in the EIAprocedure the Nord Stream Company invites for public information meetings in Stockholm and Visby.

The meetings will take place:

  •  in Stockholm - at Hilton Stockholm Slussen, on 29 November, 18-30
  •  in Visby - at Borgen Konferens, Teatersalongen, on 30 November, 18-00

Nord Stream Company will in the coming months consult with the concerned authorities and organizations in Sweden.

The permitting process started on 14 November when Nord Stream submitted the project information document on the planned pipeline to the responsible environmental authorities of Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, and Sweden in accordance with the Espoo Convention. Nord Stream strives to develop an open and transparent dialogue with responsible authorities and the public in all the countries around the Baltic Sea in order to present complete and objective information about the project.

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