The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) and the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) have welcomed the European Commission’s decision to end its investigation into the impacts of salmon farming on wild salmon stocks. The news means Ireland can finally embark on growth plans, and “shine on the world seafood stage”, said IFA’s aquaculture executive Richie Flynn. However, the decision does not mean the debate is closed, warned the NGO Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE)…, 08/10/14. Read the full article ‘EU closes investigation into Ireland sealice impact, NGO says debate not closed‘.