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Iain Herbert investigates an EU-funded Interreg project - ICREW - which surveyed and re-designated the Northwest's bathing and recreational waters.
Steve Connor examines the potential for regeneration in the Northwest's coastal towns, from plans for the restoration of Morecambe's Midland Hotel, to a masterplan for Blackpool, and offshore windfarms for Cumbria. Ties in with an NWDA report - 'A new vision for Northwest Coastal Resorts', and the launch of the Interreg-funded ICREW project on bathing and recreational waters.
On the Waterfront (Source)
David Ward discusses the plans of the recently-established Mersey Waterfront Regional Park, looking at regeneration schemes along the waterfront, and plans of a major EU-funded scheme to create a coastal park at Speke and Garston.
We Have The Power
Ian Herbert examines the future of renewable energy in the Northwest. He talks to Julian Carter of Renewables Northwest, who was engaged in educating planners about wind and wave power, and to Envirolink Northwest. The article assesses the potential for generating renewable energy off the Northwest coast, particularly around Barrow and Workington.
Paul Unger reports on the extent to which environmental standards were impacting on the way the chemicals industry operated in the Northwest - how chemicals companies contributed to the huge improvements in water quality in our rivers, and how the Environment Agency regulates their activities.
Spotlight - Peter Batey
Source talks to Professor Peter Batey of the University of Liverpool (later to become Chair of the Mersey Basin Campaign) about his involvement with the Mersey Estuary Management Plan, and the newly-formed Mersey Waterfront Regional Park.
Spotlight - Joe Dwek
Source talks to Joe Dwek, then out-going Chair of the Mersey Basin Campaign about his experience in business, and with the Campaign.
20 years into the Mersey Basin Campaign's activities, Ian Herbert reflects on progress to date, and asks a range of the Campaign's stakeholders and partners what they see as the challenges still to be faced.