‘Strength from the Depths’ – Eighth Annual Sustainable Development Report for the British Marine Aggregate Industry Published This report can be downloaded from the website of the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association at: http://www.bmapa.org/issues/sustainability.php Summary: The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its eighth annual Sustainable Development report covering the year 2013. This […]

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Guardian  “The political consensus on climate change has frayed,” said Labour party leader Ed Miliband on Thursday evening [20th November], who as energy and climate change secretary guided the Climate Change Act through parliament virtually unopposed. “When times got tough, some people headed for the hills.” It’s not a great leap to infer that Miliband […]

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Insurers Tell Govt £500M Extra Needed For Flood Defences UK flood defences need an extra £500m investment to ensure adequate protection for UK homes and businesses, leading insurance companies have warned in a letter to Chancellor George Osborne.  Without the additional millions in funding the companies are concerned they may face losses even higher than the estimated £450m bill faced after […]

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Marine Charter launched at the House of Commons on Nov 19th; over 130+ MPs have signed the charter and all the main parties agreed to include commitments to further tranches of MCZ’s in their manifestos.  http://www.wcl.org.uk/marinecharter.asp MMO & MPAs – Managing the MPA network – Management Table MMO ‘The MMO has published a table which […]

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