Bipartisan Amendment to Save Drakes Bay Oyster Co Filed in Senate Budget Proposal

Bipartisan Amendment to Save Drakes Bay Oyster Co Filed in Senate Budget Proposal   WASHINGTON – Today, Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) co-sponsored an amendment to the Senate Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, which, if passed, would allow Drakes Bay Oyster Company to remain […]

Statement from Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Response to Denial of Preliminary Injunction

Drakes Bay Oyster Company and Legal Team Respond to Federal Court Decision to Deny Request for Preliminary Injunction   WASHINGTON – Cause of Action (COA), a government accountability group working on behalf of Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) and owner Kevin Lunny, responded to Judge Gonzalez Rogers’s decision to deny […]

The Press Democrat: Federal judge to rule on oyster farm’s bid to stay open

Federal judge to rule on oyster farm’s bid to stay open   By GUY KOVNER Published: Friday, January 25, 2013 OAKLAND — A federal judge Friday heard arguments but delayed a decision on a bid by Drakes Bay Oyster Co. to avert a government-ordered shutdown while the company’s legal challenge is […]

The Recorder: Passions Run High in Bivalve Battle

Read the full story here. The Recorder “Leading the legal fistfight is Cause of Action, a libertarian advocacy group with ties to Tea Party politics. The Washington, D.C., group represents the oyster company pro bono and has also been leading an aggressive public relations campaign. A preliminary hurdle for the […]

Washington Free Beacon: Hoping for Relief – Embattled oyster company heads to court hoping for stay on government’s decision to kill it

Read the full story here. The Washington Free Beacon The Drakes Bay Oyster Company produces about 40 percent of California’s oysters, said Amber Abbasi, chief counsel of Regulatory Affairs for Cause of Action. Cause of Action, a government watchdog group, is representing Drakes Bay Oyster Company in the lawsuit. Abbasi […]

DBOC Filings: Reply to Gov’t Opposition to Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Legal Brief: Reply to Gov’t Opposition to Motion for Preliminary Injunction     Declarations: Jorge Mata: Manager of DBOC. Lives on the farm with his family. Dr. Linda Martello, ENVIRON: senior scientist consultant. Expert in ecological risk assessment and marine mammals. Richard Steffel: Principal at ENVIRON International Corporation, specializing in […]

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Pushes Back, 90 Day Deadline Extended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                    CONTACT: DECEMBER 18, 2012                                                   Mary Beth Hutchins or Jamie Morris 202-499-4232 Movement in Drakes Bay Oyster Company’s Push against the Government: 90 Day Deadline Is Extended SAN FRANCISCO – The first signs of progress have come for Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) and […]

Kevin Lunny on Fox & Friends

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Cause of Action files motion for temporary restraining order in Drakes Bay Oyster Co. case

The effort to fight Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s decision to shut down Drakes Bay Oyster Company has been moving full steam ahead since the November 30 announcement. Last week, the Lunnys, represented by Cause of Action along with Stoel Rives, LLP; SSL Law Firm, LLP, and Briscoe Ivester […]

Letter from DOI and Salazar to the Lunnys

DBOC Interior PDF