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February 9, 2018

State may phase out salmon pens

OLYMPIA (AP) — The state Senate passed a measure that aims to phase out salmon net-pen farming in Washington.

The Seattle Times reports that Senate Bill 6086 passed on a 35-12 vote Thursday and now heads to the House for consideration. It would end Atlantic salmon net-pen farming in Washington as existing leases terminate by 2025.


 
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