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Aquaculture firm to open first facility in S.D., not Minnesota, citing state regulations

Jan 10, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

LUVERNE, Minn. - Less than three months after a start-up aquaculture company reaffirmed its commitment to build its first shrimp-farming facility in Luverne, the company has temporarily pulled out of the southwestern Minnesota community to instead build across the state line, in Madison, S.D.

Michael Ziebell, president and CEO of Tru Shrimp, stated in a recent news release that the company encountered a state environmental regulatory challenge that could not be addressed in time to meet Tr...