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A replacement well on the 225-acre Leali Ranch in Marshall that will feed operations at Hog Island Oyster Company has ignited concerns among neighbors over their fragile water sources. A hydrologist with the oyster company has determined that the well will not draw from the aquifers supplying nearby residents’ wells and springs.   David Briggs

A Tomales Bay oyster company’s request for a coastal permit to build a replacement well on a neighboring ranch has fomented concerns among some residents that their limited groundwater supply could become further strained.

Hog Island Oyster Company, a Marshall-based oyster farm and purveyor that employs over 100 people in California and Washington, is facing salinity intrusion in . . .

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