Objection to the proposed Salmon Farm in Galway Bay

Last December the minister for agriculture, Food and marine, Simon Coveney TD acquired additional funding for the new role in aquaculture for which BIm had been commissioned to undertake under a new brief to develop as an applicant ten mega fish farm sites off the west coast of Ireland. Following a statutory four week consultation which ended on …

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Coveney urged to stop giant salmon farms

BARRY ROCHE – The Irish Times – Monday, December 17, 2012 Anglers and environmentalists have called on the Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney to intervene to prevent the establishment of a number of major salmon farm projects at various locations off the Irish coast.About 200 campaigners from as far away as Donegal, Fermanagh and Galway as …

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