Archives for February 2013

Morning News for Thursday, February 28, 2013

From the Courthouse News Service: The 9th Circuit blocked the shutdown of a California oyster farm that is fighting a permit denial from the U.S. government. When Kevin Lunny bought the 1.5-acre oyster farm from its previous owner in December 2004, the deed came with a 40-year reservation of use […]

Buying an Energy Loan

The introduction of government influence into the market places an incentive for businesses to use the government’s power in order to garnish a larger share of the market. Perhaps better known as cronyism, this attempt to use politics in favor of private business is often characterized by campaign contributions for […]

Related Documents: Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program

FOIA Request FOIA Request (May 17, 2012) FOIA Productions Combined Data Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 2 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 3 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 4 Nuclear Power Nuclear Power 2 Financial Institution Partnership Program (FIPP) Financial Institution Partnership Program (FIPP) 2 Energy Transmission Manufacturing Fossil Fuels Mixed    

E&E Daily: Court allows oyster farm on national seashore to stay open until at least May

INTERIOR: Court allows oyster farm on national seashore to stay open until at least May Jessica Estepa, E&E reporter Tuesday, February 26, 2013 A California oyster farm that was slated to close this week will remain open until at least May thanks to a decision yesterday from the 9th U.S. […]

Morning News for Tuesday, February 26, 2013

From the San Francisco Chronicle: A federal appeals court granted a reprieve Monday to an oyster farm that challenged the federal government’s refusal to renew its lease at Point Reyes National Seashore, site of a proposed marine wilderness. Drakes Bay Oyster Co. has raised “serious legal questions” about the Interior […]

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Applauds 9th Circuit Ruling for Drakes Bay Oyster Company

Vitter Applauds Court Decision Blocking Interior’s Attempt to Close an Oyster Farm

Emergency Injunction Granted for Drakes Bay Oyster Company