Last Section of Nord Stream 2 Construction Gets OK
May 6, 2021 (EIRNS)—The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has stated that the pipe laying under the Baltic of Nord Stream 2, the pipeline bringing Russian natural gas to Europe via Germany, may be able to resume at the end of May. The pipeline has been some 95% completed so far. The German environmentalist group NABU had filed a lawsuit to prevent the last 16.5 km of pipe laying, ostensibly to “protect” nature and the bird species living there. “From the end of May, the construction of Nord Stream 2 will be allowed to continue in accordance with the current regulation. In March 2018, Nord Stream 2 received a permanent permit to lay the pipeline from the end of May through the end of September,” the BSH press service said, reported Sputnik.