News That Makes The Chum Want to Down a Fistful of Gummies With a Growler of Manny’s

Despite widespread public opposition, Cooke Aquaculture has been granted a five-year permit to farm steelhead in Puget Sound and the greater Salish Sea.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the company’s permit Tuesday, allowing Cooke to transition its net pens from Atlantic salmon to all-female, “mostly” sterile steelhead.

LINK (via: The Seattle Times)

This fight has only just begun.

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