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California Water News for February 22, 2018

KRCRTV.COM: DWR gives update on latest spillways construction Chico Enterprise-Record: DWR still expects feds to pay bulk of Oroville Dam spillway … [Read More...]

Transportation News for February 22, 2018

Mercury News: Pizarro: LimeBike has invaded downtown San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: ‘Woz’ is a model behind the wheel Marin Independent … [Read More...]

Energy News for February 22, 2018

Reuters: Oil from sunken Iran tanker reached Japan shores: Coast Guard The Guardian: Energy company promises to pay customers to use electricity … [Read More...]

Featured Member

Featured Member: Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP

Since formation of the Bay Planning Coalition in 1982 – in fact, during its formation – the lawyers of Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP have played outsized roles in the Coalition and its activities. John Briscoe joined with a band of Bay Area business and civic leaders, among them Charlie Roberts, Frank Boerger, Angelo Syracusa, and Bill Dutra, […]


BPC is excited to announce the release of its latest white paper, Shoreline Restoration/Resiliency Projects in SF Bay: An Opportunity for Improving Regulatory Efficiency. This paper was developed by the Sustainable Waterfronts Committee and led by primary authors Gary Oates and Priya Finnemore of ESA (Environmental Science Associates). Recognizing the need for a more expeditious, yet effective, permitting process for integrated restoration/resiliency projects for our Bay shorelines, this paper looks at the current state of permitting in the region, as well as others, and lays out a number of recommendations for improving regulatory efficiency.

Click here to read the paper.