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Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release, 8 Oct 2014: EU INVESTIGATION CLOSURE DEMONSTRATES LIMITATIONS OF EU CONSERVATION LAW

EU INVESTIGATION CLOSURE DEMONSTRATES LIMITATIONS OF EU CONSERVATION LAW   FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT 8 OCTOBER 2014 PRESS RELEASE   The EU’s decision to close its longstanding PILOT and CHAP investigations into Irish salmon farming demonstrates the limitations of EU environmental law, according to Friends of the Irish Environment.   COMMISSION ADMITS IMPACT The … Continue reading

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Comment: CLOSURE OF EU INVESTIGATION INTO THE IMPACTS OF SALMON FARMING ON WILD SALMON DOES NOT CLOSE DEBATE

CLOSURE OF EU INVESTIGATION INTO THE IMPACTS OF SALMON FARMING ON WILD SALMON DOES NOT CLOSE DEBATE PRESS COMMENT FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT 7 OCTOBER 2014   Tony Lowes, a Director of Friends of the Irish Environment and one of the authors of the original 2009 complaint to the Commission that led to the … 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

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

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release, 31 March 2014: Department At Fault Over Fish Farm Escape Government Report Calls For Mandatory Regulation

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release, 31 March 2014: Department At Fault Over Fish Farm Escape Government Report Calls For Mandatory Regulation

FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT: PRESS RELEASE MARCH 31 2014 DEPARTMENT AT FAULT OVER FISH FARM ESCAPE GOVERNMENT REPORT CALLS FOR MANDATORY REGULATION A detailed report from the Marine Engineering Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries on the cause of the escape of 83,000 salmon from a farm in Inver Bay in … Continue reading