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Curran Welcomes New DOE Marine Division

ENVIRONMENT Minister Alex Attwood today (Monday 31 October) announced that the DOE will have, for the first time ever, a dedicated Marine Division. The new Marine Division will be an all-encompassing body and will develop and deliver policy and legislation to promote, protect and sustain the coastal waters around Northern Ireland…

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Major Marine Windfarm Off County Down One Step Closer

A County Down fishing chief has expressed his concerns about a new wind farm proposal  planned to run down the coast stretching from the mouth of Strangford Lough to Carlingford positioned several miles out to sea. In signing of agreements for the 600MW offshore wind project, NI Energy Minister Arlene…

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