Objections and Campaign

Objections - Summary
An overview of the many grounds for objection are here on our OBJECTIONS SUMMARY page. Here we detail the economic, scientific, environmental and navigational, grounds for objection.  We also query the classification of the proposal as a “relocation”.  There are a couple of great pictures of the Port na Morachd site and Seil Sound in the “Economic Grounds” section.

The Debate Moves On
At the August meeting of the Kilninver and Kilmelford Community Council, Angus Matheson on behalf of Lakeland, undertook to answer points raised during the discussion. Here is our CAMPAIGN RESPONSE to the further document he circulated  –  Read his original text with our responses.

The Scottish Wildlife Trust objections to the fish farm proposal can be viewed as a PDF document here.

Cull of the Wild, Bruce Sandison's article which appeared in the press in October 2011 is reproduced here by kind permission of the author.

Oban North and Lorn ward of Argyll & Bute Council By-Election on Thursday 3 November (following the recent sad death of Councillor Macdonald). We're asking the five candidates to let us have a message about our campaign. Here are the replies received so far :

An important article on the effect of fish farms on the seabeds around Scotland within "Allowable Zones of Effects" (AZEs) from Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, 2079–2084,  Factors Affecting Benthic Impacts at Scottish Fish Farms by Daniel J . Mayor, Alain F. Zuur, Martin Solan Graeme I. Paton and Ken Killham is available here