Cooke applies for more salmon farming permits

(01/09/19)

in Washington, despite upcoming ban

The Washington State Department of Ecology is accepting comments on permit renewals for four Cooke Aquaculture net-pen facilities in the state. 

If granted, the permits will remain in effect until a state ban on net-pen farming comes into effect in 2022.

Cooke leases the areas it uses for fish farming from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, but oversight of its adherences to its permits is also performed by..........................................................


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