Review of Scottish scallop dredging after celebrity chef TV campaign
Scotland's £30 million scallop-dredging industry will be the subject of a "wide-ranging review" by ministers in the wake of allegations that it is wrecking the seabed and destroying fish stocks.
Scotland's £30 million scallop-dredging industry will be the subject of a \"wide-ranging review\" by ministers in the wake of allegations that it is wrecking the seabed and destroying fish stocks.
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exclusive BY ROB EDWARDS ENVIRONMENT EDITOR
A high-profile campaign by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in his Hugh's Fish Fight television show has sparked widespread public concern, endorsed by environmental groups, but has also upset the industry.
Now tensions are rising over the Scottish Government's plan to re-examine the sustainability of scallop dredging. The comprehensive review, due to start in April, could lead to new controls.
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