Category: Press Release

REGARDING ACTIVIST LAWSUIT: “Activist Organizations ‘Out of Touch’ with Science”

For Immediate Release February 12, 2020 NORTHWEST AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE STATEMENT REGARDING ACTIVIST LAWSUIT: “Activist Organizations ‘Out of Touch’ with Science” The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), a leading voice for responsible aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest, has issued the following statement regarding the lawsuit to stop the joint venture between Cooke Aquaculture Pacific and the Jamestown […]

Aquaculture Alliance Commends WDFW

Aquaculture Alliance Commends WDFW

Aquaculture Alliance Commends WDFW for Approving Cooke Aquaculture and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s Permit to Raise Rainbow Trout in Puget Sound:“We are one step closer to becoming a ‘Blue Economy’” Covington, WA, January 23, 2020—The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA) calls the approval by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) of the Cooke Aquaculture Pacific […]

The Winding Glass:  Anti-Salmon Video Shot at Cooke Seafood Escalates Attacks on Farmed Fish

by John Sackton Founder, SeafoodNews October 8, 2019 [The Winding Glass is a commentary/opinion column written by SeafoodNews Founder John Sackton.] Following the release of hidden camera video footage from a Cooke Hatchery in Bingham, Maine, Glenn Cooke issued a statement yesterday saying “I am very sorry that this has happened. We are thoroughly reviewing the footage […]

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe partnering with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific for Northwest native species farm

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe partnering with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific for Northwest native species farm

October 3, 2019 – Sequim, WA – The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is pleased to announce a joint venture with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific. The joint venture will initially work to rear sablefish (black cod) and sterile triploid, all-female rainbow trout. The venture will require reinstatement of the farm lease at Port Angeles, in exchange for significant […]

Aquaculture Group Applauds WDFW for Fish Farm Proposal

Aquaculture Group Applauds WDFW for Fish Farm Proposal

Covington, WA, October 3, 2019–The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance (NWAA), the leading trade association representing aquaculture producers and support businesses in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia, today applauded the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) proposal to issue a five-year Marine Aquaculture Permit to Cooke Aquaculture Pacific, LLC to grow rainbow trout (steelhead) […]