Iceland fish farms get temporary licences

(11/06/18)

TWO Icelandic fish farming companies who were stopped from expanding operations in the Westfjords region six weeks ago have now been granted temporary licences by Iceland’s Department of Fisheries.

The companies, Fjarðarlax (owned by Arnarlax) and the Arctic Sea Farm, had planned to produce up to 17,500 tonnes of salmon in Patreksfjordur and Tálknafjörður, both located in the Westfjords region.

But in a controversial move, the country’s Environmental and Natural Resources Complaints Committee revoked................................................


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