On Monday morning the United States Supreme Court rejected a plea from Drakes Bay Oyster Company to hear its case for remaining in operation while it battles the Interior Department’s decision not to renew its lease, almost certainly ending over 80 years of commercial oyster operations and eliminating a quarter of California’s oyster supply. 

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