Offshore aquaculture will put Florida's environment, beaches, marine resources and local economies at risk; therefore, the Holmes Beach Mayor and City Commission express its opposition to these activities.
The Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) of G20 countries continue to be a significant source of support for fossil fuel projects around the world.
This framework should really be called the Dirty Future Act. In every way possible, Pallone’s proposal fails to address the climate crisis, which is extremely disappointing considering the congressman considers himself to be an environmental leader.
For decades, the federal government has pushed to expand marine finfish aquaculture in federal waters, despite massive public opposition and negative global experiences with the industry, including but not limited to: farmed fish spills, parasites, disease, conflicts with marine life, use of antibiotics and other toxins, harm to wild fisheries and coastal economies, and the devastation of native wild fish stocks.