Puget Sound fish farmers say banning Atlantic salmon operations would be unfair
A bill to gradually terminate the Atlantic salmon-farming industry in Washington was opposed by Cooke Aquaculture, saying it's a hit to rural economies.
The industry supports 80 jobs.
In rubber boots and work clothes, Cooke Aquaculture Pacific employees from Atlantic salmon fish farms around Puget Sound packed a hearing in Olympia Tuesday on a bill that would shut down.........................
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