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News headlines Sep 17

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18.09.17  Environment Agency comes out against River Test abstraction plans The Angling Trust & Fish Legal have welcomed news that Southern Water’s longstanding plan to abstract more water from the iconic River Test has been determined by the Environment Agency as likely to be unlawful. 

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04.09.17  Developer's latest environmental case for Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay 'fundamentally flawed' Fisheries and conservation experts have slammed the latest environmental impact modelling in support of the proposed tidal power lagoon in Swansea Bay as scientifically inadequate, and based on poor data and flawed assumptions.

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23.08.17  Welsh Water invests millions in sewage treatment at Llyn Padarn after action by Fish Legal Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru) is investing £6.5m in improved sewage treatment at the Llanberis Waste Water Treatment Works to prevent pollution of Llyn Padarn, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and home to the rare and endangered Arctic Char, after years of legal battles by Fish Legal, a membership association for anglers and angling clubs.

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27.07.17  EA finally comes out against ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’ Southern Water’s long-standing plans to increase abstraction from the lower River Test at Testwood near Southampton, by building a pipeline across to the River Itchen, have met a significant last-minute stumbling block.

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27.07.17  Wrasse expoitation: Fish Legal raises concern with Defra on behalf of Angling Trust With wrasse stocks being plundered to be used as “cleaner fish” by the salmon farming industry, Fish Legal has written to Defra on behalf of the Angling Trust to express its concern at the absence of co-ordinated action to regulate wrasse exploitation.

Contact: Fish Legal - Eastwood House | 6 Rainbow Street | Leominster | HR6 8DQ | Tel: 01568 620447

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