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A New Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning

The European Parliament has today (24th April) endorsed a new Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP). ┬áMSP is a fundamental part of EU Integrated Maritime Policy and the Commission’s Blue Growth Strategy. ┬áThe text adopted can be found here. In an increasingly busy coastal and marine environment with many competing needs and finite resources the

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The case for marine planning to come to North West England

A document submitted to the MMO to support the case for the 2nd marine planning region to be North West England. It was prepared by the North West Coastal Forum but represents the views of a wider group of organisations and participants in the March 2012 ‘A Sea Change: Marine Spatial Planning from Solway to

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