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26 September 2022

Fish Legal appeals High Court decision for the sake of The River Wye

Fish Legal has asked the Court of Appeal to look again at the Cardiff High Court decision to refuse…
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06 September 2022

Gaps in River Wye abstraction data raise questions over regulatory oversight during times of drought

Fish Legal has written to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and the Environment Agency (EA) asking how t…
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News
23 August 2022

High Court turns down Fish Legal bid to challenge Powys poultry expansion plan

In a hearing yesterday, the High Court in Cardiff refused permission for Fish Legal to proceed with…
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Southern Water abstraction point on the Test
News
01 August 2022

Southern Water drought plan for rare chalk stream faces challenge for failure to protect wild salmon

A proposal by utility Southern Water to lift restrictions on the amount of water it takes from the R…
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News
20 July 2022

Industrial chicken complex application in Tywi catchment thrown out by planners on environmental grounds

Planning permission for a 16,000 strong free range poultry unit at Pentrefelin near Llandeilo has be…
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11 July 2022

Sewage pollution in River Tawe? “Live with it.”

Natural Resources Wales has confirmed that work to stop regular discharges of untreated sewage into…
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News
06 July 2022

Defra gives thumbs up to North Eastern IFCA’s dodgy maths for bass netting

In February, Fish Legal (FL) discovered that the North-Eastern Inshore Fisheries Conservation Author…
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24 June 2022

Her Majesty’s cheese supplier fined £1.52 million for environmental crimes

The makers of Cathedral City cheese were fined £1.52 million and ordered to pay £272,747 in legal co…
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Algal bloom on River Wye
News
23 June 2022

Natural Resources Wales conclude that there is no environmental damage on the River Wye

Two years after Fish legal notified Natural Resources Wales (NRW) that environmental damage is being…
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News
01 June 2022

Questions over water pollution risk from new intensive poultry proposal in Herefordshire

Fish Legal has raised concerns about an application that will increase capacity at a poultry site in…
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