Cooke Aquaculture seeks renewal of salmon pen lease

Just weeks after Cooke Aquaculture agreed to pay the state more than $150,000 to settle numerous violations at several of its salmon net pen sites in eastern Maine, the Department of Marine Resources is asking for public comment on the company’s application for a 20-year lease renewal. The renewal is of a lease to grow salmon, other finfish and blue mussels on a 15-acre site located between Black Island and Placentia Island south of Bass Harbor and Great and Little Gott islands. >click to read< 12:29

Notice of Completed Renewal Application and Comment Period – Cook Aquaculture USA, Inc. –  DMR has received a completed lease renewal application for the following:   >click to read<

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