Posted in August 2014

Friends of the Irish Environment, Press Release, 12 Aug 2014: Welcome for Galway Council’s rejection of fish farm application

Friends of the Irish Environment, Press Release, 12 Aug 2014: Welcome for Galway Council’s rejection of fish farm application

PRESS RELEASE FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT 12 AUGUST 2014   Welcome for Galway Council’s rejection of fish farm application   Friends of the Irish Environment, who are seeking an injunction to remove Marine Harvest’s three kilometre pipe line extracting water from a lough in Connemarra, have welcomed the decision of the Council to reject … Continue reading

Irish Times, 12 August 2014: Environmental group seeks injunction to halt freshwater extraction for farmed fish

Irish Times, 12 August 2014: Environmental group seeks injunction to halt freshwater extraction for farmed fish

Environmental group seeks injunction to halt freshwater extraction for farmed fish Fish given emergency ‘bath’ to treat for disease Irish Times, 12 August 2014 By Lorna Siggins An injunction has been applied for by Friends of the Irish Environment to stop a fish farm company from extracting water from a Connemara lake.   Photograph: Chris … Continue reading

Irish Examiner, 7 August 2014: Monster salmon farm proposals are fishing in troubled waters

Irish Examiner, 7 August 2014: Monster salmon farm proposals are fishing in troubled waters

Monster salmon farm proposals are fishing in troubled waters   Irish Examiner, 7 August 2014   By Victoria White Coastal communities’ desperation for jobs is being exploited, along with riches of seas, argues Victoria White    WHEN Bill Smyth, of Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages, says Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s ‘Environmental Impact Study’ into the proposed, … Continue reading