Statement Regarding Washington Department of Natural Resources Not Renewing Two Steelhead Fish Farming Leases in Puget Sound

November 18, 2022 Cooke

Cooke Aquaculture Pacific was very disappointed to receive the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) notices not to renew our two steelhead fish farming leases in Rich Passage off Bainbridge Island and off Hope Island in Skagit Bay.

Washington Won’t Renew Leases For Puget Sound Fish Farms

November 15, 2022 Associated Press

The Washington state Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will not renew a fish-farming company’s last remaining leases on net pens in Puget Sound.

New Orkney Salmon Farm Approval Confirms Aquaculture is Planned Sustainably

September 13, 2022 Cooke

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Ltd. welcomes the Orkney Islands Council Planning Committee’s decision today approving the creation of a six cage salmon farming site located offshore of East Moclett, Papa Westray, in the North Sound.

Proposed Cooke Project Grows to $70M in Bayside

September 2, 2022 Yahoo News

Cooke Aquaculture is continuing to perform water sustainability testing to support a proposed $70-million post-smolt salmon facility it plans to build in Bayside.

Report Shows Cooke Salmon Farming Supports Island Life in Scotland’s Orkney and Northern Isles

August 23, 2022 Cooke

As one of the largest employers in Orkney and Northern Isles, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland has released an economic impact report showing that the company’s salmon farming operations are having a significant positive social impact on their employees and community viability of the remote islands. The report is titled Cooke Aquaculture Scotland and Orkney: A summary of our impacts for people and communities.