Thursday, June 30, 2011

Oyster aquaculture needs NOAA approval sooner rather than later

The permits required for Oyster aquaculture are slow in arriving due to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lack of momentum, which puts fisheries job in jeopardy. Senators Mikulski, and Cardin has called on the  (NOAA) to speed up and complete the approval of the permits without further delay.

In a letter to Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Jane Lubchenco, they expressed their "frustration over the extended amount of time it has taken NOAA to approve Maryland's oyster aquaculture permits in the Chesapeake Bay." Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers

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