Notice of Public Hearing and Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration and a General Order for Small Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems

Click here to view the State Water Resources Control Board Notice of Public Hearing and Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration and a General Order for Small Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems. The Hearing is scheduled for September 23, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m. Comment Deadline is July 25, 2014 by 12:00 p.m.

BCDC Commission Meeting Scheduled for July 3rd Has Been Cancelled

Port of Oakland Agenda Report for the June 26, 2014 Board Meeting

Follow the link below to view the Port of Oakland Agenda Report for its June 26, 2014 Board Meeting. To view a PDF of all of the agenda related materials, p lease visit the Port of Oakland website at: Agenda Report – June 26, 2014      

State Water Resources Control Board Briefs Stakeholders on 2014-15 Water Quality Fee Proposal

On June 20, State Water Resources Control Board staff hosted a Water Quality Fee Stakeholder Meeting to discuss the proposed water quality fees for Fiscal Year 2014-15.  Staff also distributed materials that indicate which program areas will face proposed increases as well as highlighting historical spending and revenue trends. On a positive note, the current proposal […]

Estuary News – June 2014 Issue

The June issue of Estuary News tackles new science on steelhead and mercury in restored salt ponds and screening irrigation intakes to protect endangered sturgeon. It explores options for getting more sediment to North Bay restoration sites, controlling invasive chamomile, and adapting to climate change on the ground. It also drills down into the details […]

ACWA News for June 20, 2014

June 20 ACWA News The June 20, 2014, issue of ACWA News is now available online. With summer starting now, the drought continues to be a prime topic for water managers, state regulators, and ACWA and its members. This issue reports on how statewide emergency regulations limiting outdoor watering or banning water fountains could be adopted by the […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for June 20, 2014

        Subscribe to Pacific Maritime Magazine PRINT EDITION June 2014 Issue        The Age of the Arctic: The Rush Has Just Begun   By Mike Moore   The Age of the Arctic has arrived – and one of the world’s greatest rushes for oil, gas and mineral riches has begun. […]

California Drought and Water News for June 20, 2014

Oroville News:  Salmon spawning habitat project begins in Oroville Discover Magazine:  Watch California Dry Out Before Your Very Eyes Climate Central: California’s Drought Just Got a Little Worse USA Today: California steaming: State’s hot year worsens drought 23 ABC News Bakersfield: Ways you can help conserve water during drought Sacramento Bee: Plunge of tricolored blackbird […]

Agencies Extend Public Comment Period on Proposed ESA Critical Habitat Regulations

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (together, the Services) – the two federal agencies responsible for administering the Endangered Species Act (ESA) – are extending the public comment periods on two rules and a policy to improve the process of designating areas of “critical […]

US EPA Grant Announcements Update

Funding Opportunities U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development National Center for Environmental Research National Priorities: Systems-Based Strategies to Improve The Nation’s Ability to Plan And Respond to Water Scarcity and Drought Due to Climate Change The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications that take a systems view to investigate how […]