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Scientific Review and Assessment

Our top priority is to protect the health and pristine beauty of Frenchman Bay. Below are detailed assessments of the American Aquafarms proposal and our top environmental concerns.

 

Issues with American Aquafarms DEP MEPDES Application

Review our response and primary concerns to American Aquafarms Department of Environmental Protection wastewater discharge permit presented at our public information session on October 21, 2021.

Written Scientific Submission to DEP

Detailed scientific written submission to the DEP prior to the public information meeting on October 28, 2021

Written Legal Submission to DEP

Detailed legal written submission to the DEP prior to the public information meeting on October 28, 2021

Hydrodynamic Models of Frenchman Bay - Abbreviated

Two independent hydrodynamic models show poor flushing, nutrient concentration and transport to photographic zones throughout Frenchman Bay.

Hydrodynamic Models of Frenchman Bay - Complete

Two independent hydrodynamic models show poor flushing, nutrient concentration and transport to photographic zones throughout Frenchman Bay.

Fact vs. Fiction

An in-depth look at the information included in American Aquafarms' application to the Maine Department of Marine Resources .

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