Environmentalists sue WA state to stop shellfish aquaculture

(04/16/18)

 

A conservation group coalition has sued the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) in an effort to demand it protect coastal shorelines by stopping the exemption for industrial shellfish aquaculture.

The coalition, Protect Zangle Cove, warns that WDFW has exempted commercial aquaculture from this statutory requirement for many years, meaning aquaculture projects go forward without these crucial environmental safeguards.

The lawsuit filed in Thurston County Superior Court contends this exemption has no legal basis and asks the court to direct WDFW to apply the hydraulic project approval law consistently to.........................................

 


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