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Growth of Maine’s aquaculture industry sparks conversation about carbon footprint

Cover picture for the articleMaine’s first commercial aquaculture permit was granted to Ed Meyers in 1975. Known as the “father of mussel farming in the United States,” Meyers’ pioneering mussel farm on the Damariscotta River laid the foundation for Maine’s aquaculture industry. Today there are five industrial-scale aquaculture projects slated for the state. Three...