Whilst controls on different sites may vary the general indicators for environmental compliance within, and on the borders of lease areas are that there must be no significant visual, chemical or biological impacts extending 35 metres from the boundary of the lease area.
An independent Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) broad scale environmental monitoring program report found that our farms in the Huon and Channel are having “no significant or adverse environmental effects (on) the water quality or sediments” – Colin Buxton, IMAS Director.
You can read this report in full here. Read all of the current marine farming development plans in Tasmania.
|East of Redcliffs||Yes|
Lower D’Entrecasteux Channel
|South of Zuidpool Rock||Yes|
|Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay||Yes|
|North East Pelias Cove||Yes|
|North East of Double Cove||Yes|
|East of the Butt of Liberty||Yes|