Tag Archives: Ribble

Closed – Consultation: Offshore Oil and Gas Licensing – 30th Seaward Licensing Round Draft Appropriate Assessments

Closes 5 p.m. 29th March 2018 The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has opened a 6 week consultation on draft Appropriate Assessments for oil and gas licensing Blocks applied for in the 30th Seaward Licensing Round. In July 2017 the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) announced the 30th Seaward Licensing Round. As a

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Closed – Invitation to comment on Draft Marine Protected Area Conservation Advice and associated guidance

Natural England has made available Draft Conservation Advice for 3 Special Protection Areas within the Liverpool City Region:  Mersey Narrows and North Wirral Foreshore, Mersey Estuary and Ribble & Alt Estuaries.  A “How to use the Conservation Advice” guidance document is also available. Natural England would greatly appreciate any comments you have by 12th May,

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NW-IFCA Update

The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority  (NW IFCA) are currently assessing the Ribble cockle fishery after its closure in November due to safety concerns. There is concern that the stocks, which were already low due to the intense fishing last year,  may have been further reduced by the gales in early January and it is unlikely that the

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