Washington DNR

Massive fish escape over summer prompts cancellation of salmon farm lease

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)SEATTLE — Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Public Lands State Commissioner Hilary Franz says the decision is final with no room for negotiation, The Seattle Times reported in…