International sea lettuce conference in Jersey – our thoughts

International sea lettuce conference in Jersey – our thoughts
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Help spread the word!The States of Jersey hosted an international conference on sea lettuce on Thursday 05 and Friday 06 October 2017. SOS Jersey weren’t invited, but went nonetheless; our representative, environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel’s details weren’t included on the

SHAFTED! One year on in the sea lettuce saga

SHAFTED! One year on in the sea lettuce saga
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Help spread the word!Here is a post from a year ago today – let’s find out how we’ve progressed (or not) since then. First, however, look at this picture taken today (and weep), and go down and smell the sulphurous odours

Flamanville explosion, asbestos, fertilisers and sea lettuce

Flamanville explosion, asbestos, fertilisers and sea lettuce
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Help spread the word!It’s been busy media-wise. Our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel has been on Channel TV on various subjects three times over the last week and is due to speak on Radio Jersey tomorrow morning (Wed 15 Feb). Here’s a brief

The Nitrate Problem in Jersey and its Consequences [Report]

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Help spread the word!In this short report, we will look at the problems we are experiencing with the Island’s water supplies and marine environment.

Sea lettuce problem – Department of Infrastructure must admit culpability

Sea lettuce problem – Department of Infrastructure must admit culpability
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Help spread the word!This letter appears in today’s Jersey Evening Post – it doesn’t need any further explanation, but you can look through our archives to get salient details on the appalling practises and cover-ups:

Sea lettuce worries mainly sidestepped by Eddie Noel but new study ordered

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Help spread the word!Today saw an oral question from Senator Sarah Ferguson (plus supplementaries from Deputies Andrew Lewis and Monford Tadier) on the levels of nitrates being discharged from the Bellozanne sewage effluent outflow into St Aubin’s Bay and the legality

SOSJ’s response to the Environment Department ‘alarmist’ claims

SOSJ’s response to the Environment Department ‘alarmist’ claims
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Help spread the word!This response is with reference to the article in the Jersey Evening Post (Monday 03 October 2016), ‘Environment hit back over alarmist pollution claims’ and a couple of other erroneous statements we have heard/seen on the media.

SOS Jersey will be this evening’s news

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Help spread the word!In the wake of our sea lettuce report, SOSJ Committee Member Jacqui Carrel spent time on the beach this morning being interviewed by Channel TV and BBC TV (Jersey & SW UK) about the sea lettuce problem.

Jersey International Finance Centre – Today’s Damning Scrutiny Report

Jersey International Finance Centre – Today’s Damning Scrutiny Report
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Help spread the word!‘The Jersey International Finance Centre as presently constituted is not considered viable and is unlikely to to even fund the cost of the underground car park needed to replace the parking on site, let alone generate the

Esplanade Building 4 – breaches in Planning conditions – SOSJ send in formal complaint

Esplanade Building 4 – breaches in Planning conditions – SOSJ send in formal complaint
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Help spread the word!SOS Jersey yesterday lodged a complaint to the Planning and Environment Department with regard to breaches in the Planning Conditions set out for Building 4, the Esplanade car park. This comes after months of complaints received by

Sea lettuce update – possible solution?

Sea lettuce update – possible solution?
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Help spread the word!We were astonished and dismayed to read last week’s JEP story where Ministers were quoted saying there was nothing to be done about our burgeoning sea lettuce problem! Why the astonishment and dismay? Well,

Esplanade ash contamination 4x higher than Minister claimed

Esplanade ash contamination 4x higher than Minister claimed
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Help spread the word!(Please Share) Tonight’s JEP carries an article encapsulating our recent posts here and their own enquiries from various States Departments. Last Month, on 15th July, Treasury Minister Senator Alan Maclean assured the States that there would be vey little

Old asbestos containers – Jersey’s number one health hazard

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Help spread the word!THE RUSTY OLD ASBESTOS CONTAINERS – ‘JERSEY’S NO 1 HEALTH RISK’ (Deputy Kevin Lewis, last Minister TTS) After years of inaction, then three years of stalemate between the Planning and Environment and TTS departments, ‘Jersey’s No 1

Esplanade ~ Scrutiny Panel and Chief Minister Ian Gorst

Esplanade ~ Scrutiny Panel and Chief Minister Ian Gorst
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Help spread the word!This afternoon saw a number of onlookers perched on very uncomfortable chairs (on purpose?) viewing the JIFC (Jersey International Finance Centre) Scrutiny Panel questioning Chief Minister Senator Ian Gorst. The Chief Minister was accompanied by the Director of