Tue, Jun 30, 2009 -- 10:00 AM

Oyster Farming in Drakes Bay

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A Bay Area oyster farm operating on National Park land wants to extend its lease, which is meeting opposition from environmental groups. Now, Senator Feinstein has inserted a 10 year lease extension for the farm into an appropriations bill. We take up the issues.

Host: Scott Shafer


  • Dianne Feinstein, U.S. senator
  • Dr. Corey Goodman, elected member of the National Academy of Sciences currently teaching anatomy and biochemistry at UCSF
  • Gordon Bennett, parks chairman with the Sierra Club's Marin Group
  • Huey Johnson, president of the Resource Renewal Institute and former California secretary of resources
  • Kevin Lunny, farmer at Drakes Bay Family Farms
  • Tess Elliott, editor of The Point Reyes Light

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