10 Oct The new bill proposed by Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Kristján Þór Júlíusson on changes to fish farming laws passed at Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament last night shortly after eleven pm. The bill was approved by 45 votes and six MP's chose to pass on voting.
9 OctKristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture will today be putting a new bill forward to change laws on fish farming. If the bill goes through, salmon farming companies would be allowed temporary licences.
8 OctThe Icelandic Government is holding a meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation that has arisen in Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords after operator licences for two salmon farming companies were revoked.