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Action on non-quota discards ?

Sep 9th, 2008 | By ssacn | Category: SSACN Announcements

SSACN are attending a meeting today where Cabinet Secretary Lochhead is expected to announce a major step towards reducing discards, including those of non-quota species.

Apparently there is to be a discards ’summit’ at the end of this month which will bring together industry representatives, scientists, conservationists and government in order to discuss measures to dramatically reduce discards.

Update - Fisheries Secretary Richard Lochhead confirmed that thge ‘Discards Summit’ will take place in Edinburgh on September 25.

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