In reversal, Pacific Seafood has California shellfish permits renewed, for now
The California oyster growing unit of Pacific Seafood Group has won a reprieve from state regulators who have temporarily renewed the company's permits pending further review.
The company's Coast Seafoods subsidiary faced the possibility of the abrupt closure of its Humboldt County operations, where it grows oysters and clams on 278.6 acres, after a June decision from the California Coastal Commission unexpectedly denied the renewal of its permits.
In a six-to-five decision, the commission in early June rejected both Coast's bid to renew.....................
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