Department of the Interior

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Appealing To Supreme Court To Stay OpenOyster farm owner Kevin Lunny said the company will now appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the last step available in the appeals process.
Judge Upholds Removal Of Point Reyes Oyster FarmThe rulings dealt a blow to the popular Drakes Bay Oyster Co.'s last-ditch effort to remain in business beyond its March 15 eviction date.
Marin Oyster Farmer Sues Over Federal EvictionThe owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's eviction of his family-run business from a national park.
Feds Approve Setting Aside Western Public Lands For Solar Power PlantsFederal officials have approved a plan that sets aside public lands across the West for big solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development after years of delays and false starts.