SIC Planning Department: Stop the proposed salmon farm at Muckle Roe beauty spot

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Grieg Seafood Shetland Ltd have made an application for planning permission to locate an extensive salmon farm comprising eight 120m circumference cages and 14m x 10m feed barge at the south end of Muckle Roe directly off the 'Muckle Ayre'.  This development would adversely affect:

  • Quality of life for residents living nearby, disruption from noise and light pollution 
  • Wildlife, Seals, otters etc  
  • Locally based leisure activities, kayaking, canoeing, scuba diving  
  • Environment, Salmon and feed waste ending up on surrounding beaches 
  • Scenic area enjoyed by locals and tourists alike