Marine Spatial Planning
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We are the People. We are Residents of Bantry Bay. We are concerned!
What we would like to see
Public consultation and advertising required
NO mention of 'MECHANICAL HARVEST' ¦ NO mention of 'NATIVE KELP FOREST' ¦ NO mention of '1860 ACRES OF BANTRY BAY'
Dept of Housing stated that a notice was placed in a national newspaper - no record can be found by the Dept. of the advertisement published
No public meetings
No consultation with Bantry Bay Coastal Zone Charter Groups (formal framework for public consultation for developments in Bantry Bay).
No information on development given to Cork County Council
Notice placed in Bantry Bay Garda Station for 21 days - no access to copy of record on Dept. of Housing website
Advertisement placed by BioAtlantis in Southern Star Newspaper on 12th December 2009 states 'Occupy an area of foreshore for the purpose of harvesting specific seaweed at Bantry Bay'