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Chapter 3

Clean and Safe

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Water Framework Directive Classification of transitional and coastal waters

Scottish Environment Protection Agency
www.sepa.org.uk

 

 

Hazardous substances

Marine Scotland Science

www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/
marine/science
and
SEPA www.sepa.org.uk

 

 

Biological Effects (including imposex)

Marine Scotland Science www.scotland.gov.uk/
Topics/marine/science
and
SEPA www.sepa.org.uk

 

 

Oil and chemical spills

Accidents / incidents at sea

ACOPS   www.acops.org.uk/

Marine Accident Investigation Branch, Department for Transport

www.maib.gov.uk

 

Non reported accidents / incidents

Radioactive Substances

SEPA: www.sepa.org.uk

 

 

Microbiology

SEPA:
www.sepa.org.uk and the

Food Standards Agency (Scotland):
www.food.gov.uk/scotland/

 

 

Algal Toxins

Food Standards Agency (Scotland)
www.food.gov.uk/scotland/

 

 

Eutrophication

SEPA: www.sepa.org.uk and

Marine Scotland Science www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/science

 

 

Dissolved Oxygen in the Clyde and Forth estuaries

SEPA: www.sepa.org.uk

 

 

Marine Litter

Marine Conservation Society www.mcsuk.org/

Kommunenes Internasjonale Milijøorganisashon (KIMO)

www.kimointernational.org/Home.aspx

 

Litter on the sea bed and microplastics in the water column.

Silver in Mussels

SEPA: www.sepa.org.uk

 

 

Noise

 

 

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