State of Maine Suspends Some of Nordic’s Permits

The state issued a decision June 21 to suspend Nordic Aquafarms’ Site Location of Development Law and Natural Resources Protection Act permit and Air Emissions License for its proposed land-based fish farm to be located off of Route 1 and next to the Little River. The suspension does not apply to the company’s Maine Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit.

Maine Court Deals Blow to $500M Fish Farm Plans on Midcoast Mud Flats

A Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruling over the ownership of some mud flats in Belfast has created a major hurdle for a $500 million fish farm planned there.

Maine’s Top Court Blocks Nordic Aquafarms Salmon Farm Infrastructure in Intertidal Zone

February 20, 2023 Kay Neufeld, Bangor Daily News

The future of a costly Nordic Aquafarms project in Belfast is unclear after the Maine Supreme Judicial Court Thursday ruled against the company, giving rights to the intertidal zone back to landowners opposing the project.

Nordic Aquafarms Lays Out Next Steps After Planning Commission Gives the Thumbs-Up to their Samoa Fish Farm Plans

August 10, 2022 Nordic Aquafarms

The Humboldt County Planning Commission voted to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), a comprehensive initial step in the Nordic Aquafarms (NAF) permitting process. In addition to that certification, the commission also approved the coastal development permit for Terrestrial Development.

Opponents of Aquaculture Operation in Belfast Go to Court

August 25, 2021 Associated Press

Opponents of Nordic Aquafarms are suing over the Belfast City Council’s unanimous decision to use eminent domain to get an easement across a piece of disputed mudflat.