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Dilution and dispersion

Sir,

My letter in the Banner last week has prompted a number of questions about other fish farms in the Clyde.

What quantities of waste is discharged into the entire Clyde Estuary by salmon companies? Does any other company use simple dilution and dispersion rather than treatment to dispose of industrial wastes?

The Firth of Clyde ‘hosted’ 17 farms in 2016, the last reported number, with a total of 23,780 tonnes of maximum biomass licenced. Of these farms 15 are owned and operated by The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) in Loch Fyne, Loch Striven, Kyles of Bute and Lamlash Bay; two, in North and South Carradale in Kilbrannan Sound, are owned and operated by Marine Harvest licensed for 2,500 tonnes each, so a total of 5,000 tonnes biomass.

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