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University of New England: Barry Costa-Pierce Provides Insight on Aquaculture for Federal Officials Considering New Regulations

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The University of New England issued the following news release:

Barry Costa-Pierce, Ph.D., Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences and executive director of UNE NORTH: Institute for North Atlantic Studies, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to provide his expertise on aquaculture to House, Senate and Executive Branch staffers.

Congress is considering legislation that would establish a regulatory system for sustainable offshore aquaculture in the United States.

Under current law, waters up to three miles offshore fall under state jurisdiction, while waters three miles to 200 miles offshore are considered federal w...