Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2003

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Publication dateJune 2003 MBC034 Bathing Beauties Iain Herbert investigates an EU-funded Interreg project - ICREW - which surveyed and re-designated the Northwest's bathing and recreational waters. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC035 Critical Coastlines Steve Connor examines the potential for regeneration in the Northwest's coastal towns, from plans for the restoration of Morecambe's Midland Hotel, to a masterplan for Blackpool, and offshore windfarms for Cumbria. Ties in with an NWDA report - 'A new vision for Northwest Coastal Resorts', and the launch of the Interreg-funded ICREW project on bathing and recreational waters. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC036 On the Waterfront (Source) David Ward discusses the plans of the recently-established Mersey Waterfront Regional Park, looking at regeneration schemes along the waterfront, and plans of a major EU-funded scheme to create a coastal park at Speke and Garston. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC037 Spotlight - Laurence Rose Source talks to Laurence Rose, regional director of the RSPB about the issues facing the Northwest coast and his own involvement with the Northwest Coastal Forum. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC038 We Have The Power Ian Herbert examines the future of renewable energy in the Northwest. He talks to Julian Carter of Renewables Northwest, who was engaged in educating planners about wind and wave power, and to Envirolink Northwest. The article assesses the potential for generating renewable energy off the Northwest coast, particularly around Barrow and Workington. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC186 SourceNW Issue 1 Round-Up Campaign-Round Up Critical Coastlines - Steve Connor Bathing Beauties - Ian Herbert Spotlight - Laurence Rose Business We Have The Power - Ian Herbert On The Waterfront - David Ward Research The Sharp End - Michael Taylor Publication dateSeptember 2003 MBC039 Chemical Solutions Paul Unger reports on the extent to which environmental standards were impacting on the way the chemicals industry operated in the Northwest - how chemicals companies contributed to the huge improvements in water quality in our rivers, and how the Environment Agency regulates their activities. Publication dateSeptember 2003 MBC040 Sensors of the Sea Edwin Colyer visits the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory in Liverpool to find out how they use all manner of technological wizardry to collect real-time data from our seas, and use that information to find out how the Northwest's waters are affected by, and affect our weather, climate and human activity.