Nordic Aquafarms Obtains Last Permit Needed For RAS Farm in Maine, but Hurdle Remains

Nordic Aquafarms announced Monday that it has been granted an Army Corps of Engineers permit and is now the first large-scale recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) in the state to have received all the permits it needs to proceed.

In Reversal, Army Corps to Accept Public Comment on Fish Farm Off Sarasota Coast

After mounting pressure from environmentalists, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that it will hold a public notice and comment period on a construction permit for the first finfish farm ever authorized in federal waters.

Trump Eyes Aquaculture Boom, But Environmentalists Dig In

September 2, 2020 Associated Press

President Donald Trump wants to dramatically expand aquaculture production in the United States, but a coalition of environmentalists believes his plan would be bad for the oceans, unnecessary for food security and difficult to implement.

Death of 2.6 Million Salmon in Newfoundland Reignites Debate Over Fish Farming

November 25, 2019 Brett Bundale, Journal Pioneer

The salmon deaths have reignited debate over the fledgling aquaculture industry on the East Coast, and its potential impact on the environment and traditional fishing grounds.