Scottish Sea Farms Limited: Shuna MPFF, Loch Linnhe CAR consultation

Closed 4 Jun 2021

Opened 3 May 2021

Overview

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 4 June 2021.

Application details

We received an application from Scottish Sea Farms Limited, (CAR/L/SEPA2021-100), on 5 February 2021 for a new marine pen fish farm north of Shuna Island at NM 9238 5025.

The application form provided by the applicant is available below.

The applicant will place an advert in the national and local press. You have until 4 June 2021 to submit your objections.  

Why we are consulting

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  discharge of:
    • Organic matter
    • Sea lice medicine residues
    • Other chemical emissions

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.

Audiences

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

Interests

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