Bantry Bay 2

Bantry Bay 2The High Court has given leave to judicially review a decision by Minister Damien English to grant a licence to mechanically extract over 1,860 acres of native wild kelp in Bantry Bay.  The review was initiated by a member of the Bantry Bay – Protect Our Native Forests Campaign. 

The High Court decision means no mechanical harvesting of kelp will take place for the foreseeable future.