The Battle To Save Drakes Bay Oyster Farm

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This is the sto­ry of Drakes Bay Oys­ter Farm, locat­ed on the Pacif­ic coast just north of San Fran­cis­co, and Inte­ri­or Sec­re­tary Ken Salazar’s Novem­ber 29th deci­sion to destroy jobs, destroy 40% of Cal­i­for­ni­a’s oys­ter pro­duc­tion, exter­mi­nate mil­lions of oys­ters, ter­mi­nate a beloved busi­ness that has been in oper­a­tion since 1934, and make fam­i­lies that work there both job­less and home­less. The Lun­ny fam­i­ly and their employ­ees have only 90 days to remove every­thing, includ­ing 8–10 mil­lion oys­ters from the bay, and get out. It is an outrage.

Watch the (36-minute) doc­u­men­tary video of Kevin Lun­ny expos­ing the truth about this ongo­ing saga. In this video, own­er Ken­ny Lun­ny expos­es the Depart­ment of Inte­ri­or’s inten­tion­al vio­la­tion of Cal­i­for­ni­a’s juris­dic­tion, fal­si­fi­ca­tion of sci­ence, and dis­re­gard for both the law and the Depart­men­t’s own pro­ce­dures in an effort to sup­port a pre­de­ter­mined outcome.

In a sec­ond (28-minute) video, his sis­ter Gin­ny dis­cuss­es the human dimen­sions of this saga.

It has become a nation­al sto­ry. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, their sto­ry is only one of thou­sands of per­son­al sto­ries that paint the pic­ture of a once help­ful gov­ern­ment that has turned hos­tile, which uses var­i­ous devices to destroy the pro­duc­tion of qual­i­ty food, water, ener­gy, build­ing mate­r­i­al, min­er­al, and oth­er resources that are crit­i­cal to our nation’s future pros­per­i­ty, inde­pen­dence, sov­er­eign­ty, and security.

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