Environmentalists plan to appeal decision as fish farm on Tasmania’s east coast gets green light

Legal action by environmentalists against a controversial salmon farm on Tasmania’s east coast has been dismissed in the federal court.

In 2017 the Bob Brown Foundation and tourism businesses owned by the millionaire environmentalist Graeme Wood challenged the decision by the federal environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, to approve Tassal’s 28-pen fish farm in Okehampton bay, near a world heritage area.

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