Saturday, January 30, 2010

Temporary Hiatus on New Fish Farms


A BC Supreme court judge ruled last week suspended development of new fish farms in BC until December 2010 while control over the fish farming industry is transferred between the BC ministry of environment to DFO. This after the courts decided that fish farms must be regulated as fisheries rather than agriculture. See the article in the Georgia Straight:

http://www.straight.com/article-282099/vancouver/alexandra-morton-court-declares-province-cannot-expand-aquaculture

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