What can I do about a proposed powerline development near my home?
3.1 The rules vary in different countries, so you would need advice for your country. Revolt maintains some nation links which may help you. 3.2 There is a common framework in the UK though the precise arrangements vary between the home countries. Generally a powerline will be proposed by an electricity company for national approval, with the local planning authority informed as a statutory consultee. Your input can be made to (1) the company in a consultative stage before the formal proposal is made; (2) local authorities, both the professional officers and the elected members; (3) your MP to lobby the decision-making government office; (4) established environmental bodies; (5) landowners and occupiers whose land the line would cross, as their agreement will be required; (6) landowners’ organisations like the CLA and NFU. 3.3 Objections will be best represented if objectors form an organised group to make the approaches listed above. You may need funds for professional and legal advic