Today’s News

Government Affairs Committee w/Asm. Mullin

Government Affairs Committee w/Asm. Mullin Thursday, July 25, 10:00 am -11:00 am Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP 155 Sansom St, 7th Floor, San … [Read More...]

Government Affairs Committee Meeting with Senator Scott Wiener

Government Affairs Committee Meeting with Senator Scott Wiener Tuesday, July 16, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Sheppard Mullin Four Embarcadero Center, 17th … [Read More...]

Members Reception with Mayor Libby Schaaf

Members Reception with Mayor Libby Schaaf Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf joined Bay Planning Coalition members on May 23rd to share her vision of … [Read More...]

Our Work in Action

AQPI Radar Collecting Important Data During February Atmospheric River Storms

As February’s atmospheric rivers … [Read More...]

Waters of the State Decision Postponed

Following the Trump Administration’s … [Read More...]

New Scale Will Help Officials and Public Prepare for Atmospheric River Storms

Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) … [Read More...]

BPC Comments on Draft Report on Toxicity Reference Values for the San Francisco Bay

BPC was given the opportunity to review … [Read More...]

Draft Contra Costa County Renewable Resource Potential Study Published

Contra Costa County has published an … [Read More...]

Featured Member

Featured Member: Marathon Petroleum

The Marathon Petroleum Corp. Martinez Refinery produces motor fuels, including cleaner-burning California Air Resources Board (CARB) gasoline and diesel fuel, as well as conventional gasoline, heavy fuel oils, petroleum gas and petroleum coke. The refinery has been operating for more than 100 years. Marathon is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen in the communities […]


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.