EU helps fund assessment

5th January 2015


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Stephen Daldry

The Aberdeen Harbour Board (AHB) has received funding from the European commission to develop an EIA and modelling for its planned expansion into Nigg Bay.

The Aberdeen Harbour Board (AHB) has received funding from the European commission to develop an EIA and modelling for its planned expansion into Nigg Bay. The AHB has received £600,000 – half of what is required – to model wave climate in the proposed port.

The EIA will include individual studies into noise mapping, air quality, fish and bird life, and water sediment/quality. The modelling will look into wave analysis, climate and mooring conditions. Both reports are due for completion in 2015.


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