Resilient by Design – Only 8 Days Till Official Launch

                Countdown to Launch!   On May 31st, the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge officially launches. On that day the Design Brief and information about submitting site ideas will be available on our website. Join us for a conversation to explore the efforts of Resilient by […]

Chevron – Richmond Today Community Newsletter May 2017

richmond’s best kept secret Just about everyone who spends time in this community knows Richmond is home to the Chevron Refinery, but few people seem to know the city is also home to the Richmond Technology Center (RTC), a cutting-edge, scientific research campus that produces over 100 technology patents annually.   learn more › a history […]

Energy News for May 24, 2017

Reuters: Kuwait says OPEC, non-OPEC could deepen oil cuts The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump Budget Plan Renews Debate on Oil Reserves The Associated Press: Leaks found on Dakota Access pipeline system Bloomberg News: Old Coal Mines Have a Place in the Future of Clean Energy Bloomberg News: ‘Gas Apocalypse’ Looms Amid Power Plant Construction Boom KTVN: Nevada Public Utilities Commissioner […]

California Water News for May 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Massive landslide brings new level of isolation to Big Sur California Farm Bureau: Market and water trends increase cotton acreage The Turlock Journal: Wet winter produces record-breaking runoff Nevada Appeal: Spring runoff predictions change daily Porterville Recorder: State may stretch drought-relief funding Daily Democrat: Miscommunication brings Dixon back to groundwater talks Napa Valley Register: Following a wet winter, Napa […]

California Regional Water Quality Control Board – Revised Hearing Date: MUN Evaluation in Ag Dominated Surface Water Bodies Basin Plan Amendment Project

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Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for May 23, 2017

    FORWARD  SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE         SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Inter-Service Cooperation    By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     Earlier this year, when President Trump announced the addition of $54 billion in added Defense Department spending […]

President Proposed $1.1 Billion Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for Bureau of Reclamation

Media Contact: Dan DuBray,, (202) 513-0574 For Immediate Release:  May 23, 2017 President Proposed $1.1 Billion Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for Bureau of Reclamation Budget sustains Reclamation’s efforts to deliver water and generate hydropower in cost-efficient and environmentally responsible manner WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump proposed a $1.097 billion Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget for the Department […]

Transportation News for May 23, 2017

New York Times: Highway Robbery Targets the Poor Wall Street Journal: One Rail-Station Design May Be Just the Ticket to Ease Congestion San Francisco Chronicle: California should put the brakes on criminal traffic penalties Mercury News: Feds approve $647 million grant for Caltrain electrification project Mercury News: Editorial: Caltrain gets big win with electrification funding Mercury News: BART still investigating cause […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland vessel calls to Southeast Asia up 50 percent

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland vessel calls to Southeast Asia up 50 percent U.S. Ambassadors learn about growing ties to Cambodia and Indonesia Oakland, Calif. – May 23, 2017: Direct vessel calls from here to Southeast Asia are up 50 percent this […]

Politico: Budget would slash Army Corps despite Trump infrastructure focus

By Annie Snider 05/23/2017 11:42 AM EDT President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint would slash the Army Corps of Engineers’ budget by more than 16 percent, undercutting his administration’s emphasis on infrastructure — and following the pattern set by his predecessors in which Congress restores the funds. The nation’s builder of locks, dams, levees and ports […]