Environmental case for tidal lagoons is stuck in the mud

The Government’s Hendry report issued today has given a cautious backing for the financial case for tidal lagoons but it failed to examine the environmental impact of these colossal developments or to consider alternative technologies to generate tidal power which are currently being developed. The report also bases its assessment of the economics on a …

Major pollution incident on River Teifi highlights national failure of government to tackle agricultural pollution

Major pollution incident on River Teifi highlights national failure of government to tackle agricultural pollution This week the River Teifi in Wales, which was once one of the premier salmon and sea trout rivers in the UK, was polluted with farm slurry and hundreds, possibly thousands, of fish have been killed.  The impact on fish …