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News headlines Jan 17 - Jan 18

Cows in stream

21.12.17  Concern over cattle crossings causing damage to river beds and erosion of banks Fish Legal is dealing with an increasing number of cases where farmers have created new crossings over rivers for cattle and machinery.

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20.11.17  Fish Legal & Angling Trust write to Minister underlining unaddressed tidal lagoon risks Fish Legal has raised further concerns about the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay and called on the government to reject it.

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25.10.17  Natural England's fish-eating birds plan for Eden and Derwent is shot down Anglers on two of northwest England’s best salmon rivers were alarmed when Natural England removed the licensed quotas allowing a limited number of fish-eating goosanders to be shot on 10km of the lowest stretches of the rivers.

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03.10.17  Charter boat skipper refused compensation for offshore wind farm and advised to become a tour guide A charter boat skipper has been refused compensation for a wind farm - and advised to become a tour guide taking sightseers around the project.

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25.09.17  Welsh Government consultation on back door nationalisation of fishing rights is "chaotic and irrational" The Angling Trust and Fish Legal have submitted a highly critical joint response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the ‘sustainable management of natural resources’.

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

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