State Committee Overturns Approval to Farm Russian Fish

By Sara Sneath, NOLA.com, The Times-Picayune

Louisiana's House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment overturned a decision by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Tuesday (May 1) that would have opened the door to aquaculture of a Russian fish. Representatives expressed concern over how the escape of the fish could add to the state's financial burden of managing invasive species.

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