Aquaculture company wants court-ordered buffer zone

(06/12/18)

 around fish farms

VANCOUVER—A B.C. lawyer says an aquaculture company’s application for a court order banning specific protesters and the public from coming within 20 metres of its salmon farms is a breach of their licence and an attempt to prevent the public from monitoring the environmental impact of fish farms.

Marine Harvest, an Atlantic salmon farming company, filed the application in May asking the B.C. Supreme Court to ban three named protesters as well John and Jane Doe from entering the area within buoys surrounding structures at more than 30 sites.............................................


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