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California Water News for August 17, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Delta tunnels cost soars to nearly $20 billion when accounting for inflation SFGATE: California's 20-pound invasive nutria problem … [Read More...]

Energy News for August 17, 2018

Reuters: U.S. approves Cheniere bid to feed first gas to Texas LNG plant The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Signals It Could Sanction China Over Iran … [Read More...]

Transportation News for August 17, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Scooter wars: SF may penalize Lyft, Uber for ride-hail misdeeds  San Francisco Chronicle: Tiny houses for homeless inching … [Read More...]

Our Work in Action

BPC Urges Senate Appropriations to Support AB 2441-Removal Funding for Commercial Vessels

August 3, BPC submitted a letter to … [Read More...]

BPC Signs On as Supporter of San Francisco Seawall Bond Measure

BPC has officially signed on to support … [Read More...]

Measure AA Update

Progress continues on the distribution … [Read More...]

WRDA and USACE Update

The Senate still has yet to debate and … [Read More...]

BPC Sets Course on Air Quality Regulation

On July 11, the Resources & … [Read More...]

Featured Member

Featured Member: Sonoma Water

Sonoma Water, previously known as the Sonoma County Water Agency, has been a regional leader in water resource management since 1949. Sonoma Water provides clean, reliable, and essential water supply, flood protection and recycled water services to its customers every day. As a wholesale water supplier, more than 600,000 residents from Windsor to the Golden […]


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.