An environmental lobby group has threatened to take the Information Commissioner to court as part of its ongoing attempt to obtain a report on the escape of 230,000 salmon in Bantry Bay last February.

Solicitors for Friends of the Irish Environment have written to the commissioner to say they will take High Court action if he fails to indicate when he intends to make a decision on whether to release the report.

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has already refused to release the report, prompting the FIE’s appeal to the commissioner….

Irish Examiner 01/09/2014 Read the article ‘Environmental lobby threatens legal action over escaping salmon