Reminder that if you wish to make comments about the future of Cursiter Quarry in Firth then you will have to do so by the 15th of February.
Drop-in sessions take place at the Lambaness centre on Friday 1 February from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 18:00 to 20:00. All are welcome.
“Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments which increases the now substantial weight of scientific evidence that the existing approaches do not adequately protect marine life.”
“The Hesta appeal decision has the potential for a major adverse effect on the landscape of South Ronaldsay”, Steve Sankey
Kirkwall’s future development will now be shaped by Your Kirkwall which was fully backed by Orkney Islands Council on Tuesday 9th of October.
Despite “the potential negative effects of sea lice spreading from the salmon farm to wild sea trout populations in Scapa Flow”.
Orkney produces more than 100% of its energy requirements through renewables – mostly wind
“An independent reporter will now consider all the evidence relating to this case and provide a recommendation to Ministers who will make the final decision.”
“Local planning departments are storing up massive problems in terms of congestion, air pollution and inactivity by building car-dependence into new housing developments.”
I’d like to highlight the environmental protections that should have had much more prominence.