Revised Statement on the White House’s Aquaculture Executive Order

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The Aquaponics Association has published a Revised Statement on the White House’s Aquaculture Executive Order 13921, Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth. This revision reflects the importance of marine aquaculture. This Statement is another step in an ongoing conversation to create a more effective, long-term national system of aquaculture.

Click here to read the full statement: Revised Statement on the White House’s Aquaculture Executive Order 13921, Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth

On May 7th, the current Administration issued an Executive Order on Aquaculture. While the Aquaponics Association appreciates and supports recognition of domestic seafood production, the EO stopped short of embracing the diversity of seafood production systems and would like to see expansion of the Order.  

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