Science sidelined in debate over net-pen salmon farming

(03/09/18)

 

OLYMPIA, Wash., March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA) is pleased to share the following article that appeared today in SeafoodSource, a leading global seafood trade publication.

Washington’s House Bill 2957 currently sits on Governor Jay Inslee’s desk, awaiting his signature or veto. In the balance of his pen lies the future of the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry in his state.

The bill bans new leases to non-native net-pen aquaculture operations and prohibits the renewal of existing leases...............................................

 


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