Category Archives: Icicle Seafood (>06.2016) / Cooke Aqua Pacific

LEGAL: A. Morton & Namgis First Nation go to Court against DFO and Marine Harvest & Cermaq re. PRV; Video Primer

Continue reading LEGAL: A. Morton & Namgis First Nation go to Court against DFO and Marine Harvest & Cermaq re. PRV; Video Primer

‘WILD Salmon Defenders Alliance’ & ‘Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest’ urge for “international collaboration for a fish farm free Pacific coast”; Cooke escape aftermath

Continue reading ‘WILD Salmon Defenders Alliance’ & ‘Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest’ urge for “international collaboration for a fish farm free Pacific coast”; Cooke escape aftermath

COOKE Aquaculture denied permit to release to sea 800,000 salmon from hatchery to Pacific; Authorities citing “unacceptable’ PRV ‘exotic’ disease risk & lack of fallowing

Continue reading COOKE Aquaculture denied permit to release to sea 800,000 salmon from hatchery to Pacific; Authorities citing “unacceptable’ PRV ‘exotic’ disease risk & lack of fallowing

SENATE votes in favour of phasing out Atlantic salmon farming in Washington State by 2025; BC repercussions…

Continue reading SENATE votes in favour of phasing out Atlantic salmon farming in Washington State by 2025; BC repercussions…

COOKE Aqua: “Any ban on Atlantic salmon farming would be based purely on emotion and ideology, not science”; Bill 2957 to ban salmon farms dies in WA Legislature

Continue reading COOKE Aqua: “Any ban on Atlantic salmon farming would be based purely on emotion and ideology, not science”; Bill 2957 to ban salmon farms dies in WA Legislature

COOKE Aqua farm failure & escape aftermath: WA State legislature passes a Bill which could phase-out salmon farming by 2025

Continue reading COOKE Aqua farm failure & escape aftermath: WA State legislature passes a Bill which could phase-out salmon farming by 2025

COOKE Aquaculture Pacific sues Washington State’s Department of Natural Resources; ‘Decision to terminate lease not supported by facts’

Continue reading COOKE Aquaculture Pacific sues Washington State’s Department of Natural Resources; ‘Decision to terminate lease not supported by facts’

WA authorities terminate Cooke Aqua’s Atlantic salmon farm lease Port Angeles: “…failed to maintain the facility in a safe condition”; Cooke responds

Continue reading WA authorities terminate Cooke Aqua’s Atlantic salmon farm lease Port Angeles: “…failed to maintain the facility in a safe condition”; Cooke responds

ESCAPES: Investigation of circumstances re. Cooke Aqua’s Cypress Island farm failure: Final report due January 2018, “full range of options” to be evaluated

Continue reading ESCAPES: Investigation of circumstances re. Cooke Aqua’s Cypress Island farm failure: Final report due January 2018, “full range of options” to be evaluated

COOKE fined $8,000 penalty for violating state law re. water quality at Bainbridge Island net pen facility; Not related to the net pen collapse

Continue reading COOKE fined $8,000 penalty for violating state law re. water quality at Bainbridge Island net pen facility; Not related to the net pen collapse

COOKE Aqua farmed fish escape aftermath: Legislation to be introduced would see future Atlantic salmon net-pen farming banned in State of Washington

Continue reading COOKE Aqua farmed fish escape aftermath: Legislation to be introduced would see future Atlantic salmon net-pen farming banned in State of Washington

LEGAL fight begins’: Wild Fish Conservancy files lawsuit against Cooke Aqua for “negligent release of over 100,000 farmed Atlantic salmon into public waters”

Continue reading LEGAL fight begins’: Wild Fish Conservancy files lawsuit against Cooke Aqua for “negligent release of over 100,000 farmed Atlantic salmon into public waters”

‘SHOWDOWN brewing over Atlantic salmon net-pen farming on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border’ – Seattle Times

Continue reading ‘SHOWDOWN brewing over Atlantic salmon net-pen farming on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border’ – Seattle Times

COOKE salmon escape: ‘Blaming the eclipse gave the story a lot of clicks… But it wasn’t true’ – Seattle Times’ Lynda Mapes reflects on the ‘big, huge, hairy deal’

Continue reading COOKE salmon escape: ‘Blaming the eclipse gave the story a lot of clicks… But it wasn’t true’ – Seattle Times’ Lynda Mapes reflects on the ‘big, huge, hairy deal’

“INSULTING”: Cooke Aqua’s offer to Lummi Nation of ‘Silence vs. Money & premium caught-escape salmon price’ not perceived well…

Continue reading “INSULTING”: Cooke Aqua’s offer to Lummi Nation of ‘Silence vs. Money & premium caught-escape salmon price’ not perceived well…

COOKE Aqua announces “major progress on Cypress Island incident response effort”; “We deeply regret the failure at our Cypress Island farm”… Sharing plans now

Continue reading COOKE Aqua announces “major progress on Cypress Island incident response effort”; “We deeply regret the failure at our Cypress Island farm”… Sharing plans now

“CURRENT laws and administrative rules do not give state regulators the authority to deny Cooke’s permit to move healthy fish into an existing net pen” – WDFW

Continue reading “CURRENT laws and administrative rules do not give state regulators the authority to deny Cooke’s permit to move healthy fish into an existing net pen” – WDFW

COOKE escapes: Cermaq Canada re-assures its stakeholders that it “work[s] hard to prevent fish escapes from happening in BC waters”; Cites transparency

Continue reading COOKE escapes: Cermaq Canada re-assures its stakeholders that it “work[s] hard to prevent fish escapes from happening in BC waters”; Cites transparency

COOKE: “We are deeply sorry about this event and the loss of Atlantic salmon from the Cypress farm”; 145,101 salmon recovered (out of ~305,000)

Continue reading COOKE: “We are deeply sorry about this event and the loss of Atlantic salmon from the Cypress farm”; 145,101 salmon recovered (out of ~305,000)

Transparency & community engagement is essential to understand & mitigate concerns & for #salmon farming to obtain social licence to operate…

Continue reading Transparency & community engagement is essential to understand & mitigate concerns & for #salmon farming to obtain social licence to operate…