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Energy News for March 23, 2018

Platts: US exit from Iran deal likely following Bolton appointment The Associated Press and Houston Chronicle: Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper … [Read More...]

Transportation News for March 23, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Designs rolled out for Golden Gate Bridge’s future toll-taking structure Marin Independent Journal: Golden Gate Bridge … [Read More...]

Water News for March 23, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Sierra foothills dam, part of SF’s Hetch Hetchy system, pushed to near failure Associated Press: The Latest: Small Dam … [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.