The U.S. Department of the Interior has been manipulating scientific data for political gain, according to a report by the government watchdog group Cause of Action.
The Drakes Bay Oyster Company won a preliminary injunction from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals suspending a decision by the Department of the Interior to close the oyster farm until the case can be further litigated, Cause of Action announced Monday.
The Drakes Bay Oyster Company is appealing a judge’s decision to deny injunctive relief against the secretary of the interior’s decision not to renew the business’ permit to use federal land, Cause of Action announced Wednesday.
The Drakes Bay Oyster Company heads to court on Friday seeking a preliminary injunction against the secretary of the interior’s decision to terminate the company’s permit to operate on federal land.
A California oyster company is suing the Department of the Interior for failing to extend its permit for using federal lands, arguing that the government violated the law and its constitutional rights.