Tagged with european commission

Undercurrent News, 8 Oct 2014: EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed

Undercurrent News, 8 Oct 2014: EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed

EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed   October 8, 2014, 10:29 am Undercurrent News Update: This article was updated shortly after publication to include the letter from the European Commission The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) and the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) have welcomed the European Commission’s decision to … Continue reading

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

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

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

Irish Examiner 5 Dec 2013: IFA slams environmental group as ‘anti-development’

Irish Examiner 5 Dec 2013: IFA slams environmental group as ‘anti-development’

IFA slams environmental group as ‘anti-development’ Irish Examiner, Thursday, December 05, 2013 The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has accused an environmental group of being “anti-development” and of “condemning hundreds of young people to emigration” by its opposition to planned fish farms in West Cork and off the Aran Islands. According to the IFA, Friends of … Continue reading