American Aquafarms’ discharge estimates spark questions
Updated: Aug 25, 2021
May 11, 2021 by Letitia Baldwin
GOULDSBORO — Hancock County residents late last week got an abstract picture of how American Aquafarms would draw and discharge sea water and dispose of waste from its proposed operation in Frenchman Bay.
But when citizens asked, the Norwegian-backed company failed to specify by whom and exactly where in the world the closed-pen technology is being used in real time commercially to grow and successfully harvest Atlantic salmon for the global market.