American Aquafarms’ Controversial Salmon Farm Permit is Killed

State officials have terminated American Aquafarms’ application for a massive fish farm in Frenchman Bay, dealing a major setback to the Norwegian-backed company that hoped to grow millions of pounds of Atlantic salmon in net pens.

Proposed Industrial Fish Farm Faces Broad Opposition Around MDI

August 3, 2021 Fred Bever, Maine Public

A Norwegian investor wants to bring a new kind of fish farm to a stunning, island-studded bay at the base of Acadia’s famous Cadillac Mountain. The project is uniting broad opposition in and around tourist-dependent Mt. Desert Island.

Proposed Sarasota Fish Farm Permits Stall While EPA Reviews Environmental Effects

A proposed fish farm in federal waters off Sarasota’s coast hit a snag March 24 when a federal appeals board put a hold on the company’s permits.

Proposed San Diego Fish Farm Could be First in Federal Water

September 24, 2020 Associated Press

A research institute in San Diego and an investment group in Long Beach have teamed up to propose what could be the first open-ocean fish farm in federal waters off the southern California coast.

Company Seeks $ 5M to Create Hundreds of Jobs at Land-Based Fish Farm in Miami-Dade

February 19, 2020 South Florida Business Journal

A land-based salmon farming company in Miami-Dade County is seeking up to $ 5 million in local incentives to expand its facility and create more than 200 jobs.