John Ryan, KUOW - Seattle
Atlantic salmon farming has been banned from Washington state waters after Gov. Jay Inslee signed the restrictions on nonnative fish farms into law last week in Olympia.
While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales’ main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast. Listen now
More information is coming to light about the failure of a fish farm operation in Puget Sound that led to the escape of thousands of Atlantic salmon. Listen now