Turbines: Holyrood ‘failing to protect fisheries’
FISHING leaders have accused the Scottish Government of failing to protect the industry from a boom in offshore windfarms.
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has warned that a new national marine strategy for Scotland appears to favour renewable developments over fishing.
It is feared the proposed plan could threaten fishermen’s livelihoods unless a balance is reached and could even take away their centuries-old right to fish.
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