Source: California Water & Drought News for March 14, 2016

California Water News A daily compilation for DWR personnel of significant news articles, commentary, and more. March 14, 2016 Top Stories Officials say a group of Northern California farmers has exceeded a voluntary target they set for conserving water during a drought Scott Smith, Associated Press A group of California farmers who delighted regulators combating […]

Land Use News from Wendel Rosen Oakland Development Fee Update March 11, 2016 Important changes to Oakland’s proposed new development impact fees are scheduled to be reviewed by the Oakland City Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee on March 22. If approved, the full City Council is expected to review the fee proposal on April […]

WRA Launch of In•Sight

  WRA is proud to launch in·sight, a new way to connect and share our latest company news.  2016 represents our 35th year in business and we are excited to celebrate our roots as a pioneer in Bay Area restoration while we also look forward to opportunities to expand our services and collaborate with our […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Fuels for Transportation

Join us at our next Expert Briefing: Fuels for Transportation The fuel market is a hot topic right now. Liquefied Natural Gas and Compressed Natural Gas (LNG and CNG) manufacturers are considering moving into the region, biofuel is popping up at gas stations, and the petroleum industry is constantly innovating. There is much discussion about […]

Reminder to Register for the 2014 Navy League National Convention

Reminder. If You Have Already Registered, Thank You!   You’re invited to the    2014 Navy League National Convention    When Tuesday, June 24 – Sunday, June 29, 2014 Click Here for Program Where Sheraton Hotel and Marina     1380 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 Phone:(619) 291-2900 Register Now     Please join us […]

Friant Water Authority Files Litigation Against US Bureau of Reclamation

Aquarium of the Bay – Bay to Sea Symposium

        PANEL 1 – 10:10 – 11:25 AM The Bay, the Ocean and the Wonder   Panelists include:  Dr. Steve Palumbi, Director of  Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Lab Marc Holmes, The Bay Institute’s Bay Restoration Program Director David Helvarg, Author and Blue Frontier Founder    PANEL 2 – 11:30 – 12:45 PM Challenges to […]

Chevron Refinery Modernization Project Community Workshop (5/28) & Fourth Annual Richmond Ride of Silence (5/21)

Chevron Refinery Modernization Project Community Workshop Wednesday, May 28th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Richmond Civic Center Auditorium (403 Civic Center Plaza) The City of Richmond invites you to participate in a Community Workshop to develop recommendations for Chevron’s health and community benefits initiatives in Richmond. The ideas formulated at this meeting will be used […]

From ACWA: House Votes to Approve WRRDA Conference Report

House Votes to Approve WRRDA Conference Report The House, on Tuesday, voted to approve the Conference Report to H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), by a vote of 412-4. Every member of the California delegation voted in favor of the motion, with the exception of Rep. Gary Miller (CA-31) […]

Oil and Gas Production and Export News, May 20, 2014

Companies invest $120B as result of U.S. shale gas growth The U.S. shale natural gas boom has led to companies investing a combined $120 billion in North American export projects, according to an analysis conducted by technology research firm Lux Research. These investments, which could raise domestic gas prices, are companies’ attempts to capitalize on […]