Public Comment Period Open for Cooke Aquaculture's Puget Sound Trout/Steelhead Proposal
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has opened a 21-day public comment period regarding Cooke Aquaculture’s proposal to farm sterile (triploid) rainbow trout/steelhead in Puget Sound.
The Department posted a State Environmental Policy Act mitigated determination of non-significance that analyzes the environmental impacts of Cooke’s proposal to transition from farming Atlantic salmon to farming steelhead in several of the company’s existing facilities. These facilities include four net pens located near Rich Passage and Skagit Bay, but in the future may cover three more ...
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