Posts Tagged ‘king salmon’

EPA seems fishy

Written By: - Date published: 5:28 pm, September 27th, 2012 - 5 comments

MrSmith has been following National’s new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing considering an application by New Zealand King Salmon for a plan change and resource consents so it can create nine new fish farms in areas of the Marlborough Sounds where aquaculture is prohibited. It seems fishy and at odds with the stated intent of the EPA.

King Salmon hand out

Written By: - Date published: 10:27 am, April 5th, 2012 - 16 comments

MrSmith looks at the massive expansion of aquaculture in the Marlborough Sounds that King Salmon is planning, aided and abetted by National’s ‘Environmental Protection’ Agency. King Salmon got a public hand-out when it was having trouble selling its product but now it wants more public property to make more salmon, the public gets no voice.

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