MOWI Scotland Limited: Maclean's Nose CAR Application

Closed 29 Oct 2021

Opened 23 Sep 2021

Results updated 17 Oct 2022

SEPA granted the Permit CAR/L/1002965/VAR01 on 18 August 2022.


It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted.

If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 29 October 2021.

Application details

We received an application from MOWI, on 12 August 2021, for a variation to an existing permit CAR/L/1002965.

The application form provided by the applicant is available below. 

The applicant has placed an advert in the national and local press. You have until 29 October 2021 to submit your objections.  

The following further information was recieved after the advertising period ended:

Hydrographic Report ID152
Hydrographic Report ID159
Hydrographic Report ID160
Hydrodynamic Model Description
Waste Solids Deposition Modelling Report

Why your views matter

This is your opportunity to let us know about any risks you believe the development will have on:

  • the water environment, including potential impacts to marine life;
  • the interests of users of the water environment, resulting from the proposed increased discharge of organic matter.

Your comments will be published unless you ask us not to, in which case we’ll publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

What happens next

The following document is a list of representations made between 23 September 2021 and 29 October 2021.

Macleans Nose Representations Extract - redacted

SEPA issued a letter outlining the proposed determination to everyone who made a representation on 25 July 2022, providing these people with the opportunity to notify Scottish Ministers of any objections to the decision.


  • Local Authorities
  • Responsible Authorities
  • Fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Public
  • Water
  • Local community


  • Water Regulation
  • Restoration
  • Fisheries
  • Protected areas
  • Water Quality
  • Flood Risk Management Planning
  • River Basin Management Planning
  • Aquaculture
  • Community feedback
  • Regulated activities