As noted in the statement, environmentalists also urge to consider this issue in the European Court.

A spokesman for the press service explained to TASS that DUH is seeking a second consideration by the Mining Department of the city of Stralsund of the application for the operation of the gas pipeline.

According to them, “new scientific information about uncontrolled methane leaks during the extraction, transportation and processing of natural gas” was not taken into account.

In July, Nord Stream 2 AG received permission from the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) to complete the SP-2 in its waters using anchor positioned pipe-laying vessels.