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State rebuffs plans for salmon farm adjacent to Acadia NP

A proposal to raise Atlantic salmon in two 60-acre pens in Frenchman Bay off of Acadia National Park in Maine has been blocked by the state, where the Department of Marine Resources said the company behind the project failed to properly source its fish eggs.

In response to the Department of Marine Resources' decision, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection returned American Aquafarms’ application for a waste discharge license.

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