Iceland salmon farmers win back licences

(09/10/19)

TWO Icelandic salmon farming companies which had their development plans put on hold a year ago following objections from environmental groups have been handed back their operating licences.

Iceland’s Food Agency, known as MAST, has told Fjarðalax ehf, owned by SalMar subsidiary Arnarlax, it can proceed with its intention to farm up to 10,000 tonnes of salmon at Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður, two coastal communities in the far north west of the country.

MAST has also granted Arctic Sea Farm permission to go ahead with its plan to farm up 6,800 tonnes of.................................................................


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