American Aquafarms Frenchman Bay Project: Media and Information Links

American Aquafarms Frenchman Bay salmon aquaculture project 
Media and information links
Updated 2/4/21

American AquaFarms company website.

Gouldsboro Selectmen Meeting 10/15/20. YouTube recording of meeting (2:08 hours, American Aquafarms presentation starts at 13:20, then around 1:13 the meeting goes to unrelated town council business.

Salmon farm sparks opposition – The Ellsworth American 02/03/21

Letter to the editor: Proposed ‘closed’ salmon pens pose threat. Portland Press Herald. 01/31/21

Conservationists cite Janet Mills’ words as opposing in-water farm. Quietside Journal, 01/30/21

The Portland Press Herald published an article summarizing some of the criticisms of the proposed salmon aquaculture lease. 1/29/21. https://www.pressherald.com/2021/01/29/gouldsboro-salmon-farm-proposal-prompts-call-for-review-of-state-licensing-rules/

Plan for salmon farm Down East prompts call for review of state licensing rules. Lewiston Sun Journal. 01/29/21

Proposed Frenchman Bay salmon farm plan prompts call for review of state licensing rules. FisheryNation.com. 01/29/21

Fox news short video piece on American Aquafarms criticism from a couple of groups, including Ted O’Meara and Protect Maine’s Fishing Heritage Foundation  1/21/21 https://www.foxbangor.com/news/item/town-of-gouldsboro-responds-to-proposed-salmon-aquafarm/

Norwegian firm envisions harvesting 66M pounds of salmon from 30 pens in Frenchman Bay, Bangor Daily News, 11/08/20

American Aquafarms set to buy Maine Fair Trade lobster facility, Fish Farmer, 10/20/20

American Aquafarms CEO: Local support is key to success in Maine, SeafoodSource, 10/20/20

30,000 tonnes-a-year closed pen salmon farm planned for Maine, USA, Salmon Business, 10/19/20

Salmon farm planned for Maine Fair Trade Lobster site in Gouldsboro, MaineBiz, 10/19/20

Norwegian aquaculture company to purchase Gouldsboro property, WABI-TV-5, 10/19/20

Norwegian investor buys Maine facility to develop closed-containment salmon farm, IntraFish, 10/16/20

East Coast remains committed to Maine Fair Trade Lobster brand, despite sale of Gouldsboro facility. SeafoodSource. 10/16/20

American Aquafarms plans Maine sites for fin fish production, Hatchery International, 10/16/20

American Aquafarms buys East Coast lobster facility for proposed 30,000 MT salmon farm, SeafoodSource, 10/16/20 

New salmon firm to buy Gouldsboro plant that housed nation’s last sardine cannery, Bangor Daily News, 10/16/20

Maine Fair Trade plant eyed for aquaculture venture, Ellsworth American, 10/16/20

Bucking the land-based salmon trend, The Fish Site, 10/16/20

Frenchman Bay eyed for salmon, cod Farm, Ellsworth American, 10/14/20

Entrance of Large-Scale Fisheries and Aquatic Farms Could Hamper Maine Aquaculture Industry, US News. 10/14/20 [note this one is not specific to American Aquafarms]

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