Okanagan charr farm survives upstream battle

Penticton Western News – July 30, 2013

Taking shape inside a cluster of buildings on a rural property near Oliver is a fish farm its owner insists poses no threat to the environment, yet has generated considerable concern among some scientists.

With several thousand Arctic charr fry already on site, Gary Klassen expects construction to finish this fall, at which point production will ramp up to an estimated 50,000 kilograms of fish each year to sell through a wholesaler to restaurants.

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