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In autumn 2016 Guy Linley-Adams continues to be instructed on a number of agricultural and pollution matters, including the spreading of agricultural wastes affecting residential properties and the pollution of watercourses flowing across orchards growing fruit under contract for drinks manufacturers that could threaten those contracts. With public funding being…

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In summer 2016, Guy Linley-Adams gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Petitions Committee on behalf of Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland in relation to the gap in the law identified by S&TCS relating to the protection of wild salmonids from sea lice emanating from salmon farms on the west coast…

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Yet more legal battles on Loch Etive. In autumn 2016, Guy Linley-Adams continues to advise Friends of Loch Etive on opposing an expansion of the Port Na Mine (Etive 3) fish farm on Loch Etive and has also compiled submissions to the Reporter in planning appeals relating to the expansion…

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Freedom of information victory In July 2016 Guy Linley-Adams acting for Friends of Loch Etive obtained a Decision from the Scottish Information Commissioner concerning disclosure of pre-planning application discussions and negotiations held between the Argyll & Bute Council, a fish farmer on Loch Etive and others relating to a planning…

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In England, Guy Linley-Adams has acted for a number of rivers trusts, including the Wandle Trust, the Carmarthenshire Rivers Trust and the Wye & Usk Foundation, combatting damaging activities proposed for particular catchments, or advising on contractual matters to do with in-river habitat restoration and anti-pollution work. For example, Guy…

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Since 2013 Guy Linley-Adams has been advising Friends of Loch Etive in opposing fish-farm planning applications on Loch Awe and Loch Etive, which threaten huge impacts on wild fish, landscape, disturbance, local businesses and the ecosystem of Loch Etive. Over the last four years, many different planning applications at no…

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