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Marine Harvest will cease operations on Lake Llanquihue

CHILE
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:50 (GMT + 9)

The salmon farming company Marine Harvest has decided to no longer operate on Lake Llanquihue, Los Lagos Region, starting next September, after talks with neighbours from Rincones Bay. This decision, which is also in line with the production strategy and relationship driven by the company, is part of an extra-judicial settlement between Marine Harvest and local inhabitants. Thus, the Chilean subsidiary of the Norwegian group confirms its commitment to be a sustainable production over time and reveals its interest in establishing a fluent dialogue with the communities and the government. During the judicial process against the company, the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SUBPESCA) issued a report in which it flatly denied that there were grounds for the lease to expire. "The grounds for revocation of Article 142 letter e) of the General Law on Fisher... FULL STORY

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