Bill: HB 2418 — 2018
Reducing impacts of nonnative finfish aquaculture by delaying construction of new nonnative finfish aquaculture facilities until thorough study, including structural analysis of existing facilities, is complete (Lytton, Chapman, Sawyer)
Requires the department of natural resources, the
department of fish and wildlife, and the department of
ecology to cooperatively conduct a detailed review of
permitting and lease requirements for Atlantic salmon or
other nonnative marine finfish aquaculture in the state.
Requires the University of Washington school of aquatic
and fishery sciences, in cooperation with Western Washington
University and Washington State University, to conduct a
detailed analysis of nonnative finfish aquaculture in the
state, including freshwater and upland aquaculture in
addition to marine aquaculture.
Hearing Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- 1:30 pm
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2418&Year=2018 (opens a new browser tab)