22nd September

Licence suspended for mechanical harvesting of kelp in Bantry Bay

Bantry Bay 2The High Court has given leave to judicially review a decision by Minister Damien English to grant a licence to mechanically extract over 1,860 acres of native wild kelp in Bantry Bay.  The review was initiated by a member of the Bantry Bay - Protect Our Native Forests Campaign. 

The High Court decision means no mechanical harvesting of kelp will take place for the foreseeable future.

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