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Galway Advertiser, 9 Oct 2014: Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans Galway Advertiser, Thu, Oct 09, 2014 BY KERNAN ANDREWS Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

 Press Release: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment 17 Sept 2014   A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) reveals that measures to support development of aquaculture ‘were not well designed and implemented’, ‘failed to deliver value for money’’ and ‘contributed little to growth and employment’. The report … Continue reading

Press Release Galway Bay Against Salmon Farms: Opposition candidates to Galway Salmon Farms do exceptionally well – Government decision not expected until after reshuffle

Press Release Galway Bay Against Salmon Farms: Opposition candidates to Galway Salmon Farms do exceptionally well – Government decision not expected until after reshuffle

Press Release Galway Bay Against Salmon Farms: Opposition candidates to Galway Salmon Farms do exceptionally well- Government decision not expected until after reshuffle 27 May 2014 Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages wishes to congratulate the many candidates, opposed to BIM’s proposalfor twin salmon farms for Galway Bay, in getting elected to Galway city and county … Continue reading

European Commission Press Release 17 April 2014: EU Parliament adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Directive

European Commission Press Release 17 April 2014: EU Parliament adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Directive

EU Parliament adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Directive European Commission Press Release 17.04.14 The European Parliament today endorsed a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. In coastal and maritime areas, … Continue reading