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News from 2012

Fish Legal logo21 November 2012
Fish Legal has won an historic injunction against a multi-million pound hydropower development on the River Trent
at Sawley Weir, in the process exposing major failings in the regulatory system.  More...

Williamthorpe fish kill14 November 2012
The Williamthorpe Angling Club have received £30,000 in compensation from a chemical company responsible for wiping out the fish in their Derbyshire fishery thanks to the efforts of Fish Legal.  More...

Hesketh Lodge1 November 2012
Bolton farmer pays anglers £10,000
for deadly discharge. More...

Algal bloom on Llyn Padarn 7 August 2012
Environment Agency investigates anglers
who exposed sewage pollution at Llanberis lake.  More...

Bargoed Lake11 July 2012
Fish Legal claims thousands
after treated water leaks into fishery from a burst water mainMore...

Trawler2 July 2012
Report reveals collapse of Clyde fish stocks due to trawling. 
Fish Legal has welcomed the publication by the Scottish Government of its Clyde Ecosystem Review.  More...

Trawler 29 May 2012

Fish Legal and members of the Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) met last week with Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead and Marine Scotland Science
in advance of the publication of a new scientific report on the Firth of Clyde, Britain's largest inland sea, which is expected to clearly show the highly degraded state of the fishery.

It is anticipated that the report will trigger vigorous discussions on what might be a 'new vision' for the Clyde.  Fish Legal will be working hard through the SIFT to ensure that the insterests of angling in general and particularly sea angling play a major role in that 'new vision'.

Fish Legal Logo28 March 2012

Fish Legal's monthly news update.  More...

Algal bloom on Llyn Padarn23 February 2012

Fish Legal serve notice on the Environment Agency
on behalf of the Seiont, Gwyrfai and Llyfni Angling Society.  More...

Culvert 25 January 2012

Anglers win battle in 3 year war for water industry transparency

The Angling Trust's legal arm Fish Legal has won an important victory in its campaign to make England and Wales' biggest polluters come clean about what they put into our rivers, lakes and seas, as well as what they pump out. More...


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