Protect Liverpool Bay,  Liverpool, Nova Scotia

Canada

info@protectliverpoolbayns.org

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BROOKLYN
COFFIN ISLAND

PROPOSED NEW

SITE #3 - 20 PENS

PROPOSED EXPANSION OF EXIST'G SITE #1 - FROM 14 TO 20 PENS

MERSEY POINT

PROPOSED NEW

SITE #2 - 20 PENS

Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture's routine disclosure of Cooke's site application documents now on-line.

Please read!  Its critical for members of the community to review the documents to understand what's at stake and more importantly, please send any points of misinformation or omissions to PLBA through the address on our Contact page.  We rely on your local knowledge of Liverpool Bay to assist us in our Intervenor application.

What's At Stake?

A filthy future for Liverpool Bay if the current application is approved:

  • 3 high density fin-fish sites

  • 60 open-pen cages in total

  • Feces of 1.8M salmon

  • Equivalent to the sewage of 107,000 people directly piped into our Bay

How This Effects You

  • Polluted shoreline & beaches

  • Loss of scenic views

  • Reduced lobster catches

  • Impacts on lobster nurseries

  • Harmful impacts to ecosystem

  • Threatens endangered species

  • Reputational harm to tourism

  • Diminished demand for real estate

  • Contributes to decline of wild salmon

  • Reduced use of marine resources

  • Minimal benefit to local econcomy

Disasters Continue

  • Fish Escapes

  • High mortality rates in pens

  • ISA virus infected fish

  • Super chill

  • Sea lice infestations

  • Dead zones on sea floor

  • Equipment debris, storm damage

  • Feces & Feed nitrogen pollution