Nordic Aquafarms Obtains Permits for Proposed Salmon Farm in Belfast, but Job Isn’t Done Yet

BELFAST, Maine — If you live in Belfast or any coastal Maine town, you’re used to the sea, but after years of meetings and discussions, things may get a lot fishier. 

Nordic Aquafarms approached Belfast three years ago with a salmon farm site proposal with an initial build cost of $150 million and could exceed that amount to $500 million due to property expansions.

The company approached the city with its proposal and then began the long process of fielding community concerns or questions, and obtaining necessary permits. 

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