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Transportation News for November 9, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Area to build first hydrogen fuel-cell ferry San Francisco Business Times: First fuel-cell ferry to set sail in San … [Read More...]

Energy News for November 9, 2018

Financial Times: Iraq close to deal with Kurds to restart oil exports from Kirkuk The Boston Globe: Eversource writes off its investment in Access … [Read More...]

Water News for November 9, 2018

Reuters: Thousands flee three swift-moving California blazes Ukiah Daily Journal: Rain study in Ukiah helps convince Army Corps to store more water … [Read More...]

Our Work in Action

Dredging and Beneficial Reuse Presentations

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2018 Election: BPC Ballot Measure Positions

As we have covered in our previous … [Read More...]

BPC Engages on BCDC Environmental Justice Effort

On October 4, BPC staff member Brianne … [Read More...]

USACE Releases 2018 NLAA Program Criteria

The San Francisco District of the U.S. … [Read More...]

Governor Brown Signs Abandoned Vessels Bill Supported by BPC

On September 19, Governor Jerry Brown … [Read More...]

Featured Member

Featured Member: Environmental Science Associates

ESA was hired by the California State Coastal Conservancy to provide engineering design, construction planning, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, and permitting, and monitoring services related to removal of more than 2,500 concrete and creosote-contaminated timber piles from the Bay, as well as other dilapidated wharf, and decking structures at the derelict Terminal 4 […]


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.