MMO ‘Today marks a real milestone for the future of our seas, as England’s first marine plans have been formally adopted by the Secretary of State for the Environment, Owen Paterson. The first two plans cover the East inshore and offshore areas. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published the final plans, and a range […]
This most contentious of policies has tested the patience of all of those that believe in evidence (science) lead policy to the limit. This dogma lead policy has now been halted after independent experts reported. This Defra link highlights a host of supporting documentation.
EFRA ‘Severe storms and heavy rainfall continue to cause extensive flooding events across the UK, causing disruption and distress to individuals and communities and costing millions. The Committee published a Report on Managing Flood Risk in July 2013 and held an evidence session on the Winter Floods on 22 January 2014. The Committee was deeply […]
Telegraph ‘David Cameron could make manifesto pledge to get ‘rid’ of wind farms. A senior source close to the Prime Minister has said that David Cameron wants to go into the next election pledging to “rid” the countryside of onshore wind farms, a source close to the Prime Minister has said. Mr Cameron wants to […]