Geoduck Aquaculture

The 2007 Washington State Legislature passed SSHB 2220 relating to shellfish aquaculture. This bill:

Biological Opinions on the Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit #48, Existing Shellfish Aquaculture

News Release: Ecology decides Pierce County shoreline amendment (February 26, 2009)

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) issued a decision on Pierce County’s interim aquaculture regulations. Ecology accepted most of the county’s proposed standards with some exceptions. Particularly, Ecology rejected language that would have restricted the hours of operation and limited planting and harvest areas for the shellfish industry to use.

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Final Progress Report: House Bill 2220 Shellfish Aquaculture Regulatory Committee