US Army Corps issues first nationwide permit for offshore aquaculture

Nationwide permits can be issued for a period of no more than five years.

An underwater view of Kampachi Farms's Velella Gamma project, located 6 miles off the coast of Kona, Hawaii, in 2014. The Velella Epsilon, proposed for 40 miles offshore of Sarasota, Florida, would culture the same species, which is native to the Gulf of Mexico.
An underwater view of Kampachi Farms's Velella Gamma project, located 6 miles off the coast of Kona, Hawaii, in 2014. The Velella Epsilon, proposed for 40 miles offshore of Sarasota, Florida, would culture the same species, which is native to the Gulf of Mexico.Foto: Jeff Milisen, © Kampachi Farms, LLC
Published 15 January 2021, 14:09Updated 15 January 2021, 14:27