The Minister of Environment, Gianluca Galletti, has signed the Decree of environmental compatibility of the project submitted by Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) for the Italian section of the pipeline, concluding another major milestone for the project.
The approval comes after extensive engagement with all those involved including regular discussion with local communities, public consultation and close cooperation with those national and regional authorities involved in the process. TAP is committed to responsibly deliver a world-class project in Italy and will continue to work closely and collaboratively with all those involved.
The final EIA report is in full accordance with both Italian and EU legislation and follows the international requirements of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Press Release, September 15, 2014