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Offshore Fish Farms Proposed for Gulf of Mexico—Including Off Pensacola Beach

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What: The coming threat: Offshore fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico

When: Monday July 25  6:30 pm CDT


Where: online through zoom—register and find more info. on the Healthy Gulf webpage here: https://healthygulf.org/event/offshore-fish-farms-threaten-gulf-of-mexico/

The Federal government is proposing multiple offshore fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the health of Gulf waters and stocks of wild fish. A private company is also seeking to install a fish farm 20 miles south of Pensacola Beach. Join us as we learn about these proposed farms, their specific locations off Florida, Louisiana and Texas, and work being done to keep them from harming Gulf waters and marine life.

Our guests include James Mitchell, legislative director, Don’t Cage Our Oceans; Christian Wagley, coastal organizer, Healthy Gulf; Neal Schleifer, Siesta Key, FL and Andrianna Natsoulas, campaign director, Don’t Cage Our Oceans. Don’t Cage Our Oceans is a coalition of 14 nonprofit organizations working to stop offshore fish farming while uplifting values-based sea-food systems led by local communities.

More information on this event is available on the Healthy Gulf website: https://healthygulf.org/event/offshore-fish-farms-threaten-gulf-of-mexico/ and Facebook page.

About Healthy Gulf

Healthy Gulf is a nonprofit organization that works to protect and restore the Gulf of Mexico and the people and communities along its shores. For more information or questions please contact Florida – Alabama Coastal Organizer Christian Wagley: christian@healthygulf.org or (850) 687-9968.