CRMC skeptical of opponents’ concerns about kelp farm off Napatree Point

Joseph MacAndrew, who wants to establish a seaweed farm off Napatree Point, says the venture would serve as an example of a low impact, sustainable commercial use of the town’s coastal resources. He is facing a considerable amount of opposition, however, from commercial, academic, and Watch Hill interests, who assert that the proposed sugar kelp growing operation would disrupt bird populations, impede recreational and commercial fishing, and pose other environmental risks. >click to read<09:48

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