Tag Archives: managed retreat

East Mersea Sea Wall Collapsed – Oct 2016

Part of sea wall at East Mersea has collapsed. Over next 100 years EA plans to either abandon about half of sea defenses or knock them down. Despite alarming warnings people are still walking along the wall. Behind the wall, … Continue reading

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Erosion At Seawick Even Worse Where There Are No Groynes

The sea is eroding beach at Seawick near Hutleys. Further south, where there are no groynes, the sea is close to eroding the sea wall. As these images from Google Earth show. 31 December 2000      31 December 2012 … Continue reading

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Sea Continues To Erode Wall and Cliffs At Walton-on-the-Naze – Dec 2015

The sea wall at north east end of the Naze is being eroded away and the sea will soon break through threatening the sewage works which serves Frinton, Walton and surrounding villages. Environment Agency plan to let sea wall fail … Continue reading

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John Redwood Writes About EA Again – 10 Feb 2014

John Redwood has another post about EA on his blog today.  I left a comment which wasn’t approved so I’ll post it here. The post is titled Independent Bodies Can Cause Worse Problems Than Elected Ministers.  The post starts of … Continue reading

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Flooding Is EU And UK Government Policy – Feb 2014

Environment Agency has been much criticised over floods in southwest recently but they are simply implementing EU and UK government policy. This publication from John Gummer’s (aka Lord Deben) Climate Change Committee www.theccc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/ASC-2013-Chap5_singles_2.pdf makes it explicit this is government policy, … Continue reading

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Environment Agency Information Comissioner and Me – Jan 2014

Environment Agency and Me – Jan 2014 tells the story of my involvement with EA up to 5 October 2012 when David Jordan declined to answer 7 FOI requests. Here’s a brief recap FOI Requests The response I got from … Continue reading

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Tidal Surge And Sea Wall Near Hill House Farm Shotley – Jan 2014

The sea wall near Hill House Farm, Shotley has been damaged,  presumably as a result of tidal surge.  6 weeks on why has EA not started repairs? Here is a picture take from near southern end of the sea wall … Continue reading

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Murray Salby Showed CO2 Follows Temperature Now You Can Too

In 2011 Professor Murray Salby showed CO2 follows temperature and not as is usually claimed rising CO2 causing rising temperatures.  However he did not show his method or reveal his data sources.  In this post I reproduce some of his … Continue reading

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Environment Agency And Me – Jan 2014

I was largely unaware of Environment Agency till 2009, then they tried to knock a hole in sea wall about 1/2 mile from my house. I live in Kirby-le-Soken in Essex near the section of sea wall labelled B4a in … Continue reading

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Reason 1 EA’s Policy of Saltmash Habitat Creation Is Fatally Flawed – Jan 2014

DEFRA have targeted EA with recreating saltmarsh by flooding farmland. Here is reason #1 why this policy is fatally flawed. DEFRA EA and NE claim rising sea levels are killing saltmarsh. DEFRA EA and NE claim the rate of sea … Continue reading

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