Board sinks Belfast appeal of Bucksport salmon farm

(02/08/19)

An appeal by a Belfast resident seeking tighter water pollution controls for the Whole Oceans salmon farm in Bucksport has lapsed, but the appellant says her concerns remain and could be addressed in later stages of review.

In her Dec. 17 appeal to state Board of Environmental Protection Chairman James Parker, Holly Faubel voiced general support for the salmon farm, but raised concerns about how it could affect the Penobscot River, which would provide water to the facility.

Whole Oceans anticipates circulating 4.65 million gallons of river water through the facility per day in its first phase, and............................................


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