EPA released the Draft “National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change,”

Draft EPA National Water Program 2012 Climate Strategy On April 3, EPA released the Draft “National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change,” which describes how EPA’s water-related programs plan to address the impacts of climate change and provides long-term visions, goals, and strategic actions for the management of sustainable water resources for future […]

Politico Covers RAMP Act

via Politico   Each year, shippers pay more in user fees than is spent to upgrade the nation’s ports – leading to a surplus approaching $7 billion in a time roads and transit systems face long-term funding shortfalls in the hundreds of billions of dollars. Water transport is vitally important in light of President Obama’s […]

Ranking Criteria for SF Bay Basin Plan Triennial Review

During the Triennial Review workshop, stakeholders expressed an interest in reviewing the criteria used during the last triennial review to rank projects.  The following text is the description of these criteria from the 2009 triennial review staff report, provided for your review and comment. 1.    Project Ranking Criteria As was the case during the last Triennial Review, […]

WETA Board of Directors Meeting – Thursday April 5, 2012

The next meeting of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the WETA offices located at Pier 9, Suite 111 on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. The meeting agenda is now available for download on […]

State Water Resources Control Board Releases Notice of Availability

Notice of Availability of Draft Documents and Notice of Public Hearing for the Proposed Amendments to Order No. 2009-0009-DWQ as modified by 2010-0014-DWQ [NPDES NO. CAS000002] General Permit for Discharges of Storm Water Associated with Construction and Land Disturbance Activities (Construction General Permit). The Hearing is scheduled for July 17, 2012 Comment Deadline is May […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Financial Commentary


ENS Weekly Legislative Update March 30, 2012

Weekly Update 03-30-2012

Comment on the Tentative Order issuing a NPDES general permit for dischargers from dry docks in the San Francisco Bay

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has prepared a draft NPDES permit (tentative order) for the discharge of waste waters from dry docks in the San Francisco Bay. The Regional Water Board will hear comments on the tentative order during a meeting starting at 9:00 a.m. on May 8, 2012 in the […]

BCDC Releases Recruitment Notice for ED Position


Video of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s hearing on EPA’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget request

via House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure