Salmon Farms Receiver Feared 'Environmental Disaster' from Sea Lice Outbreak
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [CBC News] by Connell Smith - March 20, 2017
Documents filed with New Brunswick's Court of Queen's Bench reveal an environmental disaster was only narrowly averted last summer in the Bay of Fundy.
The incident is tied to an outbreak of sea lice at aquaculture sites managed by the Gray Group, which had slipped into receivership owing millions of dollars to creditors.
More than 250,000 salmon died from the fast-growing infestation before contractors managed to gain the upper hand.
An additional 284,000 salmon were were pre-emptively killed to contain the...
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