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The Status Quo Is Not An Option: Have Your Say On The Way Forward For Scotland's Fish Farming Industry

The Consultation by SEPA – Scotland’s Environmental Protection Agency – on fish farms is due to close on Monday 24th of December. 

There have been 2 reports from committees in the Scottish Parliament on  fish farms in Scotland and the need for increased regulation. 297 more words

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A FLOOD ALERT has been issued for Orkney

SEPA Flood Alert

Due to a combination of strong winds and large waves, there is a risk of flooding from spray and wave overtopping. The greatest risk is around the time of high water around 1530 (time for Kirkwall). 100 more words

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State Timber Harvests Are Each as Unique as the Names They Go By

Brokedown Place. Jumping Jack. Goldfish. Silver Charm. Camp Draper.

Evocative? Yes. Unique? Definitely. And just like their unique names, the state-land timber harvests managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources get individualized pre-auction assessments. 1,765 more words

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Urgent Changes Needed to Address the Environmental Impact of Scotland's Salmon Farming Industry

The Scottish Environment and Protection Agency (SEPA) have been holding ‘listening’ events around Scotland with the focus on Scotland’s finfish aquaculture sector – to hear from as wide a range of possible views about salmon farming. 1,440 more words

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"The biggest negative effect" was "on the crustacean abundance and richness." SEPA Fish Farm Report

“Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments.  That is the conclusion of one of Scotland’s largest and most comprehensive marine research projects into aquaculture, undertaken by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).” 579 more words

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4.2 million Waste Tyres in Scotland Every Year

In Scotland there are no facilities specifically developed for the purpose of recovering or repurposing waste tyres.

100 tyres go into waste every 15 minutes in Scotland according to Scotland’s Environmental Protection Agency ( 498 more words

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Increase in the number of Scotland's Fish Farms Failing to Comply with Environmental Protection Measures

“We’re clear, environmental compliance is non-negotiable” SEPA

Scotland’s aquaculture industry continues to cause concern over its effect on the environment with the latest report from… 639 more words

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