Analysis of Responses to 'Rivers, Lochs, Coasts: The Future for Scotland's Waters - Final Report to the Scottish Executive

The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) was asked by the Scottish Executive to undertake an analysis of responses to the Scottish Executive's consultation document 'Rivers, Lochs, Coasts: The Future for Scotland’s Waters', which provides the initial proposals for transposition and implementation of the 2000 EU water framework Directive (2000/60/EC). This report provides an initial overview analysis of the sources of the responses received. It then provides a more detailed summary structured according to the individual issues and questions raised in the consultation paper.