A trial dredge off Falmouth has begun today to see if a controversial deep water channel can be opened up to the port. The £200,000 trial will measure the potential impact on rare marine life and the fishing grounds.
Opponents fear dredging will cause damage to the environment, but supporters say it's vital for the future expansion of the port.
Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports:
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