La Collette may have to shut its gates to hazardous waste – BAILIWICK EXPRESS article on SOSJ’s reasons for the need for an independent environmental regulator, 12.04.23 Future of disposal hinges on planning decision tomorrow By Julien Morel firstname.lastname@example.org To
‘The Threats to Our Marine Environment – a Ten-Year Study by SOS Jersey, Demonstrating the Urgent Need for Independent Environmental Regulation.’ The 30-page, fully illustrated report includes results of the SOSJ ’10 Year Snapshot in Time’ shellfish study’ 2009 –
The second edition of The Fishing Cats of Fort d’Auvergne has arrived! SOS Jersey Co-ordinator Dave Cabeldu, MBE, authored the book which sold out quickly. Waterstones in Queen Street now has the new book in stock. In the pic below,
SOS Jersey were recently invited to write a report for the Jersey Evening Post’s ecoJersey supplement, published today. Click here for that full report, as you won’t in fact see it in the supplement; this is because, late this week,
Foreshore furore! Our letter in today’s JEP perhaps best sums up this debacle, and is shown below. You can also see the report on today’s ITV Channel News. Our full report can be viewed or downloaded here (PDF opens in
Once again on the current 39ft spring tides, the sea is entering the polluted Waterfront sites and flushing out large amounts of thick leachate into the Elizabeth Marina. To see all the Horizon posts together, click here. Sediment settles onto
Are we seeing a mockery of Environmental Permits? You may be aware that the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) are developing the Horizon site on part of the reclaimed Waterfront area near the Radisson. You may also be aware
SOS Jersey wish you a happy Christmas 2018 and a peaceful New Year that includes time around our beautiful coastline! Here’s a letter to you all from SOSJ’s founder and Co-ordinator, David Cabeldu.
Well, it’s starting to happen again! Here are our previous posts on the contentious matter of the proposed Zephyrus apartments.
Up until now, our ‘Ramsar’ information has been under the ‘Concern’ category. Following two successful meetings with interested parties, we seem to be back on track, and we’re tentatively upgrading this to ‘OK’.
You are cordially invited to a short presentation and Q&A session at The Town Hall on Thursday 19th October, from 19.00-21.00.
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 delegate list either;
The States of Jersey are hosting an international conference on sea lettuce today and tomorrow. SOS Jersey weren’t invited, but will be there, at The Grand, covering both days.
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 in St Aubin’s
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. Save Our Shoreline
The official population of Jersey is now 104,200 – and we don’t know how many are here unofficially. This, of course, has an effect on our environment. In terms of our SOSJ remit, we’ll briefly outline our concerns as to
Our roving reporter had a look at the furrows just after lunch when the furrows were beginning to be exposed after a second high tide since the initial ploughing was carried out, and then again at low tide. Our thoughts
Thanks to a tip-off from a helpful member of the public, we were able to get down to La Haule in St Aubin’s to watch the furrowing commencing. Here’s what we saw, and why, and our thoughts on it.
We hope to be wrong, but we fear the sea lettuce blooms, which are the scourge of St Aubin’s Bay, will be back in force this year. Here is a brief report on what’s happening (or not) at the moment
ASBESTOS – HOW MUCH & WHAT PROTECTION? …And what is Environmental Health doing? SOS Jersey are strongly concerned with the asbestos situation regarding the SoJDC excavations for the International Finance Centre.
Earlier today we were contacted by Channel 103, asking us about our thoughts in the latest planning submission on the area around Kepple Tower. As you may recall, we helped 96-year-old Mary Herold with her dispute
Yesterday, SOS Jersey looked at the proposed plans for a new boardwalk around La Folie. Currently, unless you are in a car, nimble on your feet, or a confident cyclist, it’s a dodgy area to negotiate.
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 overview of what
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, assuming all planning
In this short report, we will look at the problems we are experiencing with the Island’s water supplies and marine environment.
We are in today’s Times newspaper, and Dave Cabeldu, SOS Jersey’s Co-ordinator, gets an honourable mention:
SOS Jersey are about to submit a major body of work as part of a submission invited by the Environment, Housing and Infrastructure Scrutiny Panel on Water Quality. This will be our 4th Scrutiny submission to date:
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:
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 of the levels.
As reported in today’s JEP (which was nearly accurate), SOSJ are going to work with the French, collecting data about sea lettuce, and pooling the two countries’ knowledge.