Post Profile






Fish Farm Lowballed Number of Escaped Atlantic Salmon, Misled Regulator: Report

It’s been a nightmarish year for Washington State’s only active Atlantic salmon farming company — Canada’s Cooke Aquaculture Inc. On Tuesday, a Cooke subsidiary was found responsible for an August 2017 fish farm mishap that released up to 263,000 Atlantic Salmon into Washington’s Puget Sound — in addition to misleading the public and regulators about the cause, and lowballing the number of fish that escaped.
read more

share

Related Posts


Mass fish escape puts Washington state salmon farm on hold

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

Officials have put on hold Cooke Aquaculture's application to build a new marine salmon farm in the Strait of Juan de Fuca as the company deals with the escape of … Click to Continue »

More than 160,000 non-native Atlantic salmon escaped into Washington waters in fish farm accident

Business & Finance : Money & Co

Documents filed with state regulators show that a fish farm that broke apart Aug. 19 in the San Juan Islands released more than 160,000 farm-raised Atlantic salmon into Washington state waters — far more than the original estimate —...

The Morning News: Lummi Nation Offered Money to Shut Up About Fish Farms, State Lottery Director Calls Women "Criers"

United States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Lummi fishermen reef net fishing. Matika Wilbur Cooke Aquaculture Offered to Pay off Lummi Nation to Shut Up About Net Pens: One of Cooke Aquaculture's farms released an estimated 105,000 farmed Atlantic salmon ...

Washington State’s Great Salmon Spill and the Environmental Perils of Fish Farming

Business & Finance : The New Yorker: Business

E. Tammy Kim reports on the escape of thousands of farmed non-native Atlantic salmon from a Cooke Aquaculture pen off Cypress Island, in Washington State.

Washington state cancels lease for site of net collapse that released farmed Atlantic salmon into Pacific

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

Washington state officials Sunday canceled a lease with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific at the site where net pens holding farmed Atlantic salmon collapsed last summer, releasing thousands of non-native fish into Puget Sound. The decision...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC