River Stour Mussel Fishery Order 2016 – second public consultation

A proposal for a trial mussel fishery in the River Stour (Suffolk/Essex border) is currently being considered in a second public consultation.

Defra, the consenting authority for fishery orders, directed the applicant to consider a range of issues raised during the initial consultation in 2015. The original and new consultation documents are available to view on the consultation pages, linked here:


The above web link also contains details of how to respond to the consultation, which closes on 7th October 2016.

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