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Aquaculture

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  • Costly switch? Farm bill moves catfish inspections from FDA to USDA

    Costly switch? Farm bill moves catfish inspections from FDA to USDA
    Everyone knows the story of the fish that got away. Sean O'Scannlain is hoping to avoid such a fate for his pangasius, also known as swai, tra, basa or, erroneously, imported catfish. It might be in your fish and chips or fish tacos. His opponent isn't...
  • EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk

    EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk
    SEATTLE — The Environmental Protection Agency took the first step Friday toward possibly halting construction of the largest open-pit mine in North America, declaring that Alaska's Bristol Bay — home to the most productive sockeye salmon...
  • Feds, miners, Alaska natives: What they're saying about Pebble Mine

    Feds, miners, Alaska natives: What they're saying about Pebble Mine
    SEATTLE - Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun the yearlong process that could lead to halting construction on the controversial Pebble Mine, stakeholders in Alaska’s bountiful Bristol Bay are weighing in. There is...
  • Court slaps down BP's motion to torpedo its own gulf spill settlement

    Court slaps down BP's motion to torpedo its own gulf spill settlement
    No dice, BP.  That's what a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans told the giant oil company in a ruling issued late Monday. The judges rejected BP's motion to block payments to victims of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil...
  • Rockfish quotas stir controversy

    Rockfish quotas stir controversy
    Sharing is often considered a good thing. But ask fishermen to share their catch, especially of Maryland's state fish, and things can get testy — with seafood consumers on the hook for how it plays out. Maryland is changing the way striped bass...
  • Perez presses Congress on unemployment extension

    Perez presses Congress on unemployment extension
    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said Congress left more than a million families a "lump of coal in their stocking" when it failed to address expiring unemployment benefits, and he joined a chorus of Democrats calling on lawmakers to approve a...
  • Feds approve Navy's sonar training; environmentalists sue over whales

    The Navy's five year-plan to use sonar in training exercises off Southern California and Hawaii was approved Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But several environmental groups, represented by San Francisco-based Earthjustice...
  • Culinary SOS: Comforted by shrimp and grits

    Culinary SOS: Comforted by shrimp and grits
    Dear SOS: Recently, my husband and I visited Simpsonville, S.C. While there, we went to a restaurant called Stella's Southern Bistro. I decided to try the Shrimp and Grits, which I had seen on the menu at many Southern restaurants. It was so delicious...
  • Anglers object to increasing rockfish catch

    Anglers object to increasing rockfish catch
    A recreational fishing group is taking issue with Maryland's plan to increase the allowable catch of striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay next year, calling it "imprudent" in light of troubling trends in the coastwide population of the highly prized...
  • Beached whales, all female or calves, died within feet of each other

    Beached whales, all female or calves, died within feet of each other
    Wildlife officials were trying to determine why more whales stranded themselves in Florida over the weekend and died, but some sad details were emerging Monday.  The 11 pilot whales found dead Sunday in the Florida Keys were all female or young calves,...
  • 11 more pilot whales die in Florida; outlook 'bleak' for survivors

    Eleven more pilot whales have been found dead in the lower Florida Keys days after their pod became stranded in shallow waters along the coast, officials said Sunday, calling the outlook "bleak" for 29 surviving whales that remain unaccounted for. A...