News

EAC Tells Marin Board of Supervisors to Uphold Strong Protections for Endangered Coho Salmon, Not to Undermine Countywide Plan
June 17, 2013

EAC Tells Coastal Commission that County’s Proposed LCP Amendment Is Unacceptable
May 7, 2013

EAC Tells Marin Board of Supervisors that Draft LCP Amendment Would Weaken Coastal Protections for Environmentally Sensitive Areas and Agricultural Lands –
April 16, 2013

It’s Time For Drakes Estero To Run Wild
Amy Trainer, Earth Island Journal, May 15, 2013

EAC letter to Dr. R Morgenweck, Scientific Integrity Officer, Department of the Interior
April 2, 2012

Winter 2013 Newsletter, Celebrating Drakes Estero Marine Wilderness

Opinion:  Drakes Estero Deserves Full Wilderness Protection, by Amy Trainer, EAC Executive Director
East Bay Express, October 3, 2012

EAC Executive Director Amy Trainer Comments on the Impact of State Park Closures
East Bay Express, July 4, 2012

Spring 2012 Newsletter, Safeguarding West Marin’s Coast

Fall 2011 Newsletter, Support the West Coast’s Only Marine Wilderness at Drakes Estero

Will the Wilderness Act Be Diluted In Drakes Estero?
Ecology Law Currents, August 26, 2012

Dianne Feinstein’s War: California’s senior senator has been fighting for Drakes Bay Oyster Company at Point Reyes National Seashore — and against the creation of the first marine wilderness on the West Coast
East Bay Express, June 13, 2012

How Fares the EAC?
Tomales Bay Times, July 30, 1976

Press Releases

To Delay Coastal Act Compliance, Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Sues Commission Again
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, January 30, 2014

David A. Sibley Coming To 2014 Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival
Press Release. Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, December 7, 2013

In Key Votes, California Democratic Party’s Environmental Caucus Rejects Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Three Times
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, November 25, 2013

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Causing Alarming Amounts of Marine Vomit in Drakes Estero
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, October 16, 2013

9th Circuit Decision in Favor of Wilderness
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, September 3, 2013

Environmental, Fishing Groups Demand State of California Improve Oil Spill Prevention and Response
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, Surfrider Foundation & Center for Biological Diversity, August 1, 2013

Court Order Requires Drakes Bay Oyster Company to Comply With Coastal Act
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin & Save Our Seashore, July 18, 2013

Right-wing, Anti-National Park Interests Misled Sonoma City Council Resolution
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, June 4, 2013

Oyster Company’s Flawed Legal Theories Underscored by Interior Dept. Legal Brief
Press Release, Environmental Action Committee of West Marin, April 4, 2013

Oyster Company’s Repeated Coastal Act Violations Trigger Enforcement Action: Coastal Commission Initiates Cease and Desist Order, Seeks Collection of Fines, November 7, 2012

NAS Report Sheds Little Light on Drakes Estero Science, August 30, 2012

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Wilderness Protection for Drakes Estero – 92% of Public Comments Ask Interior Secretary to Honor 1976 Point Reyes Wilderness Act, March 1, 2012

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Found Violating Harbor Seal Protection Regulations Since 2008, Coastal Commission Says Full Scope of Violations Still Unknown, February 15, 2012 (Read the actual letter from the Coastal Commission here.)

Revised Coastal Commission Permit Will Protect Tomales Dunes, Ensure Sustainable Future at Lawson’s Landing, July 14, 2011