WATER ENVIRONMENT AND WATER SERVICES (SCOTLAND) ACT 2003. WATER ENVIRONMENT (CONTROLLED ACTIVITIES) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2011 APPLICATION FOR THE AUTHORISATION OF CUMBRAE MARINE PEN FISH FARM, GREAT CUMBRAE ISLANDNotice ID: GRE2068782
WATER ENVIRONMENT AND WATER SERVICES (SCOTLAND) ACT 2003. WATER ENVIRONMENT (CONTROLLED ACTIVITIES) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2011 APPLICATION FOR THE AUTHORISATION OF CUMBRAE MARINE PEN FISH FARM, GREAT CUMBRAE ISLAND
An application has been made to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) by Dawnfresh Farming Ltd for a water use licence authorising the carrying on of controlled activities at, near or in connection with a Marine Pen Fish Farm at Cumbrae, Great Cumbrae Island as follows:
Description of Controlled Activities
The discharge to the water environment of fish excreta, uneaten food and other substances resulting from the operation of a new marine pen fish farm
Firth of Clyde
National Grid Reference (NGR)_
NS 1826 5494
SEPA considers that the proposals contained in the application may have an impact on the water environment and/or on the interests of other users of the water environment. The application may be viewed on SEPA's website at:
(please note that you must use this address as written. Please do not use www. at the start)
If you are unable to access the website you can email SEPA at
to request a copy
of the application.
Please note that due to the current Covid -19 restrictions it is not possible to view the application at a SEPA office.
Any person affected or likely to be affected by, or having an interest in, the application may make representations to SEPA in writing within 28 days beginning with the date of this advertisement, either by email to
or online athttps://consultation.sepa.org.uk/
quoting reference number CAR/L/1178037.
Written representations received by SEPA within 28 days of this advertisement will be taken into consideration in determining the application. Any such representations will be placed in a public register unless the person making them requests that they should not be. Where such a request is made SEPA will include a statement in the register indicating that representations have been made which have been the subject of such a request. Before determining the application, SEPA will:
* assess the risk to the water environment posed by the carrying on of the activities;
* assess the indirect effects of that impact on any other aspects of the environment likely to be significantly affected;
* consider any likely adverse social and economic effects of that impact and of any indirect environmental effects that have been identified;
* consider the likely environmental, social and economic benefits of the activity;
* assess the impact of the controlled activity or activities on the interests of other users of the water environment;
* assess what steps may be taken to ensure 'efficient and sustainable water use'; and
* apply and have regard to relevant legislation.
SEPA will then either grant or refuse to grant the application.