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Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: Release ordered of Bantry Bay salmon farm accident report

Friends of the Irish Environment Press Release: Release ordered of Bantry Bay salmon farm accident report

The Department of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries’ refusal to release the accident report on the loss of 230,000 salmon in a February 2014 storm has been annulled by the Information Commission, Peter Tyndal.   Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney’s Department had refused to release the report on the grounds that it was an ‘internal communication’ … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 28 Jan 2015: Norway Fisheries Minister In Crisis Meetings As Salmon Escapes Tally Rises

Norway Fisheries Minister In Crisis Meetings As Salmon Escapes Tally Rises   January 28, 2015, 9:41 am Undercurrent News Norway’s fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker flew to Bergen to hold a crisis meeting with the fisheries directorate as the number of escapes from salmon farms has increased further,reported the local newspaper Bergens Tidende (BT). Strong storms in the weekend … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 23 Jan 2015: Norway investigates escapes of at least 120,000 salmonids in wake of storm

Norway investigates escapes of at least 120,000 salmonids in wake of storm   January 23, 2015, 1:13 pm Undercurrent News Norway’s fisheries directorate is investigating the significant salmon and trout escapes caused by the winter storm ‘Nina’ that hit in western Norway in early January. At least 120,000 salmon are estimated to have escaped from … Continue reading

Press Release, 26 Dec 2014: MARINE INSTITUTE CALL FOR STANDARDS AND INSPECTIONS ON FISH FARMS

Press Release, 26 Dec 2014: MARINE INSTITUTE CALL FOR STANDARDS AND INSPECTIONS ON FISH FARMS

Press Release 26 December 2014 MARINE INSTITUTE CALL FOR STANDARDS AND INSPECTIONS ON FISH FARMS WELCOMED Environmental groups have welcomed the publication of a five year study funded by the European Commission which has called for technical standards and regular inspections for fish farms to be put in place. ‘Prevent Escape’, which involved eleven partners … Continue reading