6th September 2016
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:
Consultation responses should be sent to Defra, and copied to the applicant's agent, using the contact details provided on the above web link. The consultation closes on 7th October 2016.