Protect sustainable salmon farming and the rural jobs it supports

(02/09/18)

 

Salmon farming has been in the news of late. Unfortunately, much of the information has been inaccurate and biased,  prompting an effort to shut down a proud, 30-year sector of Washington’s fishing industry and eliminate hundreds of rural, family wage jobs.

Here are the facts. Farmed salmon is among the most sustainable proteins available, with a lower carbon footprint than chicken, pork or beef. Farmed salmon is locally raised, healthy to eat, accessible year round and affordable across the income spectrum.....................................

Email your legislators to let them know that House Bill 2957 Senate Bill 6086 are a costly overreaction to a regrettable accident, and are the wrong solution for our marine environment and our economy!

 


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