Belfast Officials Move Forward With Nordic Aquafarms Fish Farm Proposal Despite Lawsuit

Belfast Planning Board members this week began reviewing the proposal from Nordic Aquafarms after they determined that, despite a legal challenge to the land-based salmon farm, they can move forward with processing its application.

Court Rules in Favor of Letting Planned Salmon Farm Go Ahead

July 16, 2019 Associated Press

A Maine judge says a city that is working with an aquaculture developer on a large project did not break the law when it changed a land use plan to let the development move forward.

Nordic Aquafarms Planning A 2nd Facility In California

Nordic Aquafarms Inc., a Norwegian-based salmon company, announced Saturday that a subsidiary of the company, California Marine Investments, is entering into a land purchase agreement in Humboldt County, California, where it plans to build a land-based fish farm to raise either salmon or trout.

Nordic Aquafarms, Belfast Water District Reveal plan to Protect 80 Acres

January 21, 2019 MaineBiz

Nordic Aquafarms Inc. and the Belfast Water District announced they’ve reached a plan to forever preserve approximately 80 acres of undeveloped land around the Little River upper reservoir off of Herrick Road in Belfast.

Large Maine Salmon Farm to Prioritize Sustainability

January 9, 2019 Associated Press

Nordic Aquafarms plans to build an inland salmon farm capable of producing more than 60 million pounds of fish per year in Belfast. It has called the project one of the largest of its kind.