Help spread the word!Today the States’ Environment Department have stated furrowing will not work to help alleviate the sea lettuce problem, so the project will not continue. It appears, however, they will carry on with the ‘dumping at sea’ project.
Help spread the word!If you saw our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel on the news earlier saying we think on the face of it hotelier Steve Beddoe’s plans for developing the area alongside the Avenue at West Mount are good, she
Help spread the word!Jacqui is in today’s JEP (p6, Fri 17 Feb 2017) giving our thoughts on using boats to take the sea lettuce piles out to sea. While the JEP gives accurate quotes, they aren’t assigned to right bits
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
Help spread the word!Thanks to the Infrastructure Department (DoI) for inviting SOS Jersey to see the new Sewage Treatment Works (STW) plans. There are pros and cons for any design and this has been the one chosen to go with,
Help spread the word!Jersey States Ministers to do with the environment have issued a media release in response to our last report. They have also issued a more detailed statement. As expected, the releases are
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.
Help spread the word!The election for a Senator is on Wednesday 7th September 2016. We put the following questions to all the candidates. Here are the (unedited) answers so far, given in alphabetical order of candidate; if it is blank,
Help spread the word!In yesterday’s JEP, Jack Maguire had a short article on the idea of furrowing the beach to help prevent sea lettuce accumulation next season. There were some worrying mistakes in it, so here is the article and
Help spread the word!SOS J member Jacqui Carrel, Environmental Scientist on our team was interviewed by Channel ITV and the BBC yesterday about the sea lettuce problem and how the Sates’ approach is wrong; here are the interviews:
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.
Help spread the word! The St Helier Waterfront Action Group have submitted an application for a Judicial Review in a bid to overturn the planning permission granted for Building 5 in the International Centre.
Help spread the word!Monday 21 March and Tuesday 22 March 2016 saw a number of people at the Appeal against the proposed (and passed) construction of the imaginatively-named Building 5, one of the buildings planned for the hotly-debated Jersey International Finance Centre
Help spread the word!SOS Jersey are a party to the Third Party Appeal by Le Masuriers to be held tomorrow and Tuesday (21 and 22 March 2016) at the Radisson Hotel. This is open to the public, so you can come
Help spread the word!The Planning Applications Committed have approved the new/revised planning application of Building 5 of the planned International Finance Centre on the Esplanade. SOSJ are considering requesting a Judicial Review.
Help spread the word!Aerial view of the huge landslide by Cheval Roc Nursing and Residential Home at Bonne Nuit. The Jersey Evening Post report the fall was ‘metres away’ from Cheval Roc, but that is not what this picture, taken by aerial
Help spread the word!As readers may know, the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) have re-applied for planning permission for ‘Building 5’, of the International Finance Centre. This would be their second building in a series of six in their
Help spread the word!Following several months of complaints sent to SOS Jersey by members of the public relating to possibly contaminated dust and water escaping from the Esplanade site, the Environment Department have finally responded following an internal investigation.
Help spread the word!We are very honoured to have received, for auction to raise much-needed funds, a unique gift of four small original mounted water colours, painted by well-known and sought after local artist Ian Rolls.
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
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
Help spread the word!SOS Jersey’s answer to the the Environment Minister: Read your briefing paper! You may have noticed in yesterday’s JEP Environment Minister Steve Luce’s stance on the use of Jersey oysters to help with the sea lettuce
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,
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