Ken Salazar

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Shutdown Appears Imminent; Settlement Being Negotiated

After nearly two years of legal battles, it appears the Drakes Bay Oyster Company will soon shut down its farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

07/08/2014

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. customers have picnic lunches with fresh oysters on April 16, 2014 in Inverness, CA (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Makes Final Bid To Remain Open

Drake’s Bay Oyster Co., at Point Reyes National Seashore, made its final bid to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a hearing on its quest to keep operating.

06/10/2014

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Begins Final Appeal To Stay Open

The fight over the government’s demand that the Drakes Bay Oyster Company close up shop at the Point Reyes National Seashore heads Tuesday to a final appeal to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

02/19/2013

The new sign at the redesignated Pinnacle National Park. (CBS)

More Visitors Anticipated As Pinnacles Monument Attains National Park Status

A 26,000-acre mountainous expanse of land in the Salinas Valley, popular with Bay Area nature lovers, has been redesignated as the country’s newest national park.

02/12/2013

Raw Oysters

Judge Upholds Removal Of Point Reyes Oyster Farm

The 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.

02/04/2013

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Marin Oyster Farmer Sues Over Federal Eviction

The 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.

12/04/2012

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Feds Shutting Down Historic Marin Oyster Farm

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is shutting down an historic Northern California oyster farm along Point Reyes National Seashore so the area can be returned to wilderness.

11/29/2012

Raw Oysters

Future Of Marin Oyster Company In Doubt As Permit Deadline Nears

The permit for Drakes Bay Oyster Company expires at the end of the month with a decision on its future expected before then.

11/21/2012

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Officials Reach Settlement Over SF Bay Oil Spill Cleanup

Federal and state officials say they’ve reached a settlement for the cleanup costs in the 2007 San Francisco Bay oil spill.

09/19/2011

The Delta-Mendota Canal (U.S. Department of the Interior)

Canal-Aqueduct Tunnel Project Near Tracy May Ease State Water Wars

The promise of reliable water supplies in one of the areas hardest hit by drought and job losses brought together U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Thursday for a project designed to ease the conditions.

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