Tag Archives: Liverpool

Marine Planning Events coming to a venue near you!

The Marine Management Organisation is launching a new round of engagement (iteration 2) on the draft visions and options for marine planning in each of the new Marine Plan areas – north west, north east, south west and south east. There will be full day workshops in each marine plan area supported by online engagement,

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Albert Dock Bioblitz Saturday 29th October Lancashire Wildlife Trust

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust are hosting a 4 hour BioBlitz at Albert Dock on Saturday 29th October. Sally Tapp, the Marine Community Engagement Officer has said this about the event: “We will record as many species as possible within four hours. This will enable us to add valuable records to the data and create a species

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Closed MMO’s Marine Planning Workshops and Call for Evidence

The North West Coastal Forum was pleased to help with delivery of the Marine Management Organisation’s Liverpool workshop, on 13th July. As well assisting with publicity before the event North West Coastal Forum Board member, John Entwistle, of Wirral Council, co-Chaired the event alongside Russell Gadbury, the MMO Marine Planning Manager, and Caroline Salthouse, who

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DONG Energy to Invest £5.4bn in North West by 2019

DONG energy are to invest a total of £5.4 billion in regional offshore wind farms by 2019. DONG energy currently invest £2.7 billion across four currently operational wind farms including Barrow, Walney, Burbo Bank and West of Duddon Sands in the Irish Sea. A further £2.7 billion is expected to be invested in two extension

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Marine Planning Workshops: Issues and Evidence – North West

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is holding a series of one-day workshops, including two here in the North West, in July as part of their tour around England to call for issues and supporting evidence for marine plan areas. The workshops will focus on highlighting the challenges, opportunities and needs of the North West Marine Plan area over

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Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan: National Workshop on Funding & Project Development, 9th Dec, Liverpool

Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan: National Workshop on Funding & Project Development, 9th Dec, Liverpool Organisers: DG MARE, Irish Sea Maritime Forum and the UK Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan. This free-to-attend event will provide an update on the Atlantic Action Plan and the role of the UK support team in assisting stakeholders to

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Benefit Fund – forthcoming public exhibitions and consultation survey summary

The Online Consultation Survey Summary for the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund has now been published. DONG Energy will establish a Community Benefit Fund (CBF) worth up to £250,000 per annum for the lifetime of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay (amount dependent on final scale of the project). The consultation

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Burbo Bank offshore wind farm extension given the green light

Burbo Bank offshore wind farm is currently comprised of 25 wind turbines located on the Burbo Flats within Liverpool Bay. It has the capacity to generate 90 megawatts of electricity to power 80,000 homes. DONG Energy has submitted an application to extend Burbo Bank offshore wind farm which will produce an additional 258 megawatts of

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iCOASST – Integrated Coastal Sediment Systems Autumn Newsletter 2014

iCOASST is a 4 year project (2012-2016) aiming to forecast future coastal environmental conditions within the next 100 years. iCOASST has issued its Newsletter for Autumn 2014 presenting topics on bed load sediment pathways in Liverpool Bay, ESTEEM – Estuary morphological evolution modelling, cliff erosion and relative sea level rise, estuary inlet modelling on the

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Have your say on the Burbo Bank Extension Community Benefit Fund…..

Dong Energy has been actively involved in applying for an extension for Burbo Bank offshore wind farm within Liverpool Bay. In September 2014, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development for an extension. Consent includes the development and operation of a sub-station, wind turbines and cables. As a result the Burbo

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