Block Island Council Supports Great Pond Oyster Farm

Steamed Oysters, photo/Wikimedia

Block Island Times: Despite opposition from town boards and other organizations, the [Block Island] Town Council voted 3-to-2 Wednesday to support an application by Sun Farm Oysters for a 1-year trial commercial aquaculture lease north of the Block Island Club.

The Planning Board, the Shellfish Commission, the Block Island Club and the Committee for the Great Salt Pond had all provided the council with advisories against supporting a commercial venture in the Great Salt Pond’s designated recreation area.

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