Nordic Aquafarms gains needed permit in California soon after losing a lease in Maine

A map of Nordic Aquafarm's planned aquaculture site in California.
Nordic Aquafarms received a necessary National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for its planned recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility in California, roughly a month after it lost access to land it needed for a similar planned facility in Maine. The company announced in a release that the North Coast Regional Water Quality Board, one of nine regional water quality boards in the U.S. state of California, granted the NPDES permit via a unanimous vote. The permit…

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