Today’s News

Transportation News for December 14, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Ford GoBike will boost fleet of electric bikes in SF from 250 to 850 Curbed: Ford GoBike more than triples its SF … [Read More...]

Energy News for December 14, 2018

Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia to Target U.S. With Sharp Oil Export Cut, Sources Say The Associated Press: No. 2 gas-producing state moves to curb air … [Read More...]

Water News for December 14, 2018

NBC Bay Area: California Water Board Backs Plan to Increase River Flows KTLA: 7 Southwestern States, Including California, Close to Finalizing … [Read More...]

Our Work in Action

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...]

2018 Election: BPC Ballot Measure Outcomes

PROPOSITION 3: FAILED – 51.78% Voted … [Read More...]

Dredging and Beneficial Reuse Presentations

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2018 Election: BPC Ballot Measure Positions

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

Featured Member

Featured Member: Briscoe Ivester & Bazel

Experienced lawyers dedicated to excellence in the practice of land use, environmental, and natural resources law   Briscoe Ivester & Bazel– counsel to many of the Coalition’s members– has over the past four decades played leading roles in the development of the Bay Area and in the work of the Coalition, including the very founding […]


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.