NAFTA Commission: Canada Must Respond to Concerns that Fish Farms Hurt Wild Salmon

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2An international commission ruled this week (see PDF) that a citizen petition challenging Canada’s failure to protect wild salmon from industrial fish farms warrants an official response from the Canadian government. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation, an entity established under the North American Free Trade Agreement, determined the petition includes sufficient information that Canada may be violating its own conservation laws to trigger a formal response. [email protected] 14:18

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