Company had three years to collect information
Government leaders appealed that decision and a judgment is pending. However, in the interim, the EIS went ahead.
Grieg NL could have taken at least three years to gather the required information, the federation noted.
“Disease outbreaks, fish escapes, and a lack of company accountability are ongoing problems with the existing salmon aquaculture industry in Newfoundland,” said Steve Sutton, ASF’s director of outreach and engagement.