Whole Oceans Closes on Bucksport Land Purchase for Salmon Farm

BUCKSPORT — Whole Oceans has closed on the sale of property at the former Verso paper mill site where it plans to will raise Atlantic salmon.

Whole Oceans announced Tuesday that it has closed the deal with AIM Development, USA LLC. Whole Oceans plans to raise Atlantic salmon in a state-of-the-art recirculating aquaculture system.

The milestone marks the culmination of many months of permitting efforts as well as negotiations with AIM and is a significant step forward for the project, officials said in a statement.

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