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Guy Linley-Adams continues to advise across the board of freedom of information law during 2016 and 2017, including providing training to a number of environmental non-governmental organisations on using the Environmental Information Regulations and Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations to extract relevant information and documentation from public authorities, north and south…

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Two appeals made to the DPEA in relation to the refusal to grant planning permission for an expansion of a rainbow trout farm on Loch Etive and in relation to the continued non-permitted use of the shoreline at Inverawe on Loch Etive to store disused fish farm equipment have both…

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In September 2017, acting for S&TCS, Guy Linley-Adams secured another decision from the Scottish Information Commissioner  that Scottish Ministers unlawfully tried to withhold information naming fish farms that had breached Scottish Government trigger levels for the numbers of adult female sea lice on farmed salmon. http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/uploadedFiles/Decision142-2017.pdf   In 2016 and 2016,…

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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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