More coverage of the Drakes Bay Oyster Conflict today. The Wall Street Journal reports (see also print edition, A4):

Its owners, Kevin and Nancy Lunny, declined to comment through Cause of Action, a Washington, D.C., advocacy group that represents them legally. “The Lunnys are weighing their options for next steps,” said Amber Abbasi, a lawyer for the group, in a statement.”

There is continued fallout from the NLRB case that overturned President Barack Obama’s recess appointments.  More from The Washington Free Beacon:

Critics of President Barack Obama’s recess appointments are calling on Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to recuse herself from a potential Supreme Court hearing on the matter. The Chamber of Commerce raised the prospect of recusal, citing then-solicitor general Kagan’s defense of President Obama’s recess appointments in a previous case regarding the composition of the National Labor Relations Board.

Bloom Energy continues to reveal cronyism in their business dealings, this time paying workers nearly 2/3 less than minimum wage. Mercury News has this story:

A prominent Silicon Valley clean-energy startup has been ordered to pay back wages and penalties for bringing in workers from Mexico and paying them about $2.66 an hour in pesos, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday. Sunnyvale-based Bloom Energy, which makes fuel cells and sells energy to clients including AT&T, Adobe, Coca-Cola, eBay, Google and Wal-Mart, was ordered by a judge to pay $31,922 in back wages and an equal amount in damages to 14 welders who were brought in to work alongside domestic workers refurbishing power generators.

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is concerned about how the DOJ is enforcing adherence to FOIA laws.