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Environmental Initiatives

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A number of initiatives relating to the marine environment are being considered by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) including:

• Review of Marine Consents;
• Marine Stewardship;
• Marine Spatial Planning;
• Review of Marine Nature Conservation;
• Irish Sea Pilot Project;
• ICZM Stocktake; and
• Marine Protected Areas.

Information on these initiatives can be found on Defra’s website 

Further, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are undertaking a review of the marine cultural heritage.

The PLA’s responses to consultation on these initiatives can be found on the Consultation pages.