Clearing up after Emma

As strong winds battered North Wales last week, it reminded me that Holyhead Marina was severely hit by winds of up to 80mph during Storm Emma back in March. As well as about 80 boats being either severely damaged or sunk, a huge quantity of polystyrene was released into sea by the break-up of the pontoons where the boats were moored. After a slow start, the authorities finally realised the severity of this pollution and a major clean-up was undertaken - an estimated 40 tonnes of polystyrene was recovered from the marina and neighbouring beaches. However, a huge amount more was already heading out around the Anglesey coast and beyond… I’ve been really impressed with Snowdonia Canoe Club’s re

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