ESA Welcomes Dave Buecker

The ESA welcome Dave Buecker to their staff. Read about his past expertise and what he brings to the table.

Coast Guard FAQ Document: Revision

A revised version of Ballast Water FAQs adds a definition of “dry docking” to Question #16, Implementation Schedule.  A copy can be found below and is also posted at BWDSAug072012Revision    

Letter from Chevron Richmond Refinery

  CHEVRON RICHMOND     Dear Members of the Community:   We apologize for the fire and smoke caused by yesterday’s incident. Nothing is more important than safe operations and yesterday we did not meet that expectation.   The fire is now under control.  We are currently working on clean-up and investigation.  We will continue to […]

Brown-Nichols Science Award- Nominations Due August 10th

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Brown-Nichols Science Award. Candidates for the award must meet one or more of the following criteria: •        Conducts significant scientific research in the San Francisco Estuary and watershed. •        Makes significant scientific contributions to the development of management strategies or policies. […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Commentary: August 3rd

Another Week of Mixed Reports   A welcomed surprise was the nonfarm payrolls report, which came in well above consensus estimates registering an increase of 163,000 jobs in July. Household employment, however, dropped by 195,000 jobs and the unemployment rate edged a notch higher to 8.3 percent.   One disappointing release was the ISM manufacturing […]

ACWA: Managing Complex Issues in Tough Times

SAVE THE DATE ACWA Regions 5 & 8 Joint Program Managing Complex Issues in Tough Times A Look at Proposition 218 and ESA Impacts on Water Agencies   September 9 & 10, 2012 Santa Barbara, CA     Join ACWA Regions 5 & 8 in Santa Barbara on September 10 for an in-depth program on […]

Innovative Dredging Solution Strengthens America’s Maritime Industry

Innovative Dredging Solution Strengthens America’s Maritime Industry OAK BROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced today the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing […]

Port of Oakland: Press Release

PORT OF OAKLAND WELCOMES TWO NEW COMMISSIONERS Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker Sworn In By Mayor Jean Quan Oakland, Calif.—August 3, 2012—On Wednesday, August 1, Mayor Jean Quan swore in two new Commissioners for the Port of Oakland, Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker. The commissioners were recently nominated by Mayor Quan and appointed […]

ACWA Regulatory Summit

Deadline to pre-register is TODAY! (Note: You can also register on-site at on-site pricing.)  Please join us for the second annual ACWA Regulatory Summit held at the Doubletree by Hilton in Rohnert Park on August 15, 2012!    What’s Happening With Water Conservation?   The Summit will include topics such as: Urban Water Management Plans: What have we learned […]

State Water Resource Control Board: Revised Notice

Below is a Revised Notice of CEQA Scoping Meetings on the Statewide Biological Objectives Policy and Program of Implementation for Perennial,  Wadeable Streams: Revised Notice