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.

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.

Nordic Aquafarms Obtains Permits for Proposed Salmon Farm in Belfast, but Job Isn’t Done Yet

November 24, 2020 Sam Rogers, NEWS CENTER Maine

The company announced Thursday it was awarded four state-level permits but still needs local and federal permits and avoid legal trouble before the ground is broken.

Large Maine Salmon Farm Clears Key Regulatory Hurdle

August 27, 2020 Associated Press

A Maine environmental board has issued draft permits to the developer of a large salmon farm that would be built on land.

Nordic Aquafarms pursuing West Coast salmon farm, but Remains ‘Committed’ to Belfast Project

Officials from Nordic Aquafarms say they remain committed to the land-based salmon farm project they have been pursuing in Belfast for the past two years, even as they advance plans for a similar project in California.