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THE MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009

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Notice effective from
9th August 2013, 07:51 to 8th September 2013, 07:51

THE MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 AND THE MARINE WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2007 (as amended) APPLICATION FOR MARINE LICENCES

Notice is hereby given that Britannia Aggregates Ltd, Tarmac Marine Dredging Ltd, and CEMEX UK Marine Ltd are applying to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to undertake a regulated activity under Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

The applications are for marine licences to dredge marine aggregates from Areas 508, 509 and 510 in the Outer Thames Estuary. The applicants propose to extract a total of 32,250,000 tonnes of aggregate over a period of 15 years, with a maximum total single year extraction of 4,300,000 tonnes. The proposed areas of extraction are located between 17 and 29km off the east coast. The limits of the extraction area are defined by the following co-ordinates:
Area                      Latitude                           Longitude
509/1                      51 49.3937 N                  1 33.7945 E

                               51 49.1271 N                  1 34.0445 E
                               51 48.6633 N                  1 33.3708 E
                               51 48.7810 N                  1 32.8620 E
                               51 49.0896 N                  1 32.5213 E
                               51 49.2937 N                  1 32.8446 E


509/2                       51 48.6771 N                  1 31.8614 E
                                51 48.7203 N                  1 31.9324 E
                                51 48.5641 N                  1 33.2277E
                                51 46.8272 N                  1 30.7116 E
                                51 46.4439 N                  1 30.2117 E
                                 51 46.1773 N                 1 29.8450 E
                                 51 46.3606 N                 1 29.4951 E

508, 509/3, 510/1      51 45.0340 N                1 39.5440 E
                                  51 42.0280 N                1 39.5540 E
                                  51 42.0277 N                1 33.2949 E
                                  51 45.0275 N                1 37.9610 E
                                   51 45.6580 N               1 38.3890 E

510/2                         51 45.0276 N                1 41.5940 E
                                  51 44.2776 N                1 39.8942 E
                                  51 44.0277 N                1 39.8942 E
                                  51 43.6110 N                1 42.2273 E
                                  51 45.0268 N                1 43.3780 E
                                                               (WGS84 degrees decimal minutes).


A copy of the application and Environmental Statement, or as the case may be, supplementary information, is available for Inspection during normal office hours for free at:

Clacton Library, 96 Station Rd, Clacton-on-sea, CO15 1SF Monday-Saturday; and

Felixstowe Library, Crescent Rd, Felixstowe, IP11 7BY Tuesday-Sunday (closed Monday)

 Until 20.09.2013


Copies of the Environmental Statement may also be inspected free of charge and by prior appointment at the offices of the MMO, Newcastle upon Tyne or via the MMO's public register under the Eastern region, application references MLA/2013/00296, MLA/2013/00297 and MLA/2013/00298 available at: https://marinelicensing.marinemanagement.org.uk/mmo/fox/live/MMO_PUBLIC_REGISTER

Representations or objections in respect of the application should be made in writing, giving an address to which correspondence relating to the representation or objection may be sent, to the Marine Licensing Team, MMO, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7YH, or alternatively emailed* to lindsey.booth-huggins@marinemanagement.org.uk within 42 days of the date of the first notice (09.08.13), quoting references MLA/2013/00296, MLA/2013/00297 and MLA/2013/00298.

The MMO will pass to the applicant a copy of any objection or representation we receieve.

 *If representations are provided by e-mail and an undeliverable message is received, please post representations to the above address.

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