Save the date! Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference 6/10-6/13

The Western Dredging Association and Texas A&M’s annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference and Trade Show Registration kit is now available on WEDA’s Website as is “On-line registration” for this important Dredging Conference. It is setup: Call (360 750 0209) or email ( WEDA executive office if you have any difficulty using the on line […]

Delta mercury TMDL 11/10 meeting

Save the Date! Meeting to discuss initiation of Delta Mercury TMDL Phase 1 Methylmercury Control Studies Thursday, November 10th, 10 am – 12:30 pm Central Valley Water Board office, 11020 Sun Center Drive, Suite 200, Rancho Cordova The Basin Plan amendment for the control of methylmercury and mercury in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is approaching […]

EPA Region 9 Wetlands Office Seeking Environmental or Life Scientist

EPA Region 9 is seeking to hire an Environmental or Life Scientist at the GS-11 or 12 level (depending on experience) in the EPA Region 9 Wetlands Office!  Primary duties will be 404 permit and associated NEPA review in a subset of Region 9’s counties (likely N. CA and AZ).  In addition, an array of […]

Cosco Busan Oil Spill Settlement and Restoration Plan

State and federal trustee agencies will use $36.8 million of the $44.4 million settlement with Regal Stone Limited and Fleet Management Limited, the companies responsible for spilling 53,000 gallons of oil after the container ship hit the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge. A short video summarizing the Assessment and Restoration Plan is available at: The trustees […]

Cliff Robertson, Speaker at BPC's 1st DMC, dies at 88

Cliff Robertson passes at age 88 on 9/10.  Cliff spoke at BPC’s very first Decisionmakers Conference in 1987.  He will be dearly missed. Read the full article at Huffington Post. Listen to his keynote speech at the 1987 Decisionmakers Conference.

2012 Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill

Access the DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATION BILL, 2012 Below are Summaries of the adopted amendments: *Diaz-Balart (R-FL)* The amendment prohibits funding for the EPA to implement or enforce numeric Florida Water Quality Standards. The amendment passed on a vote of 26-19.  *Calvert (R-CA)* The amendment prevents the EPA from being […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary 9/16/11

 Topic of the Week:  Florida: Beaches, Suntans and….Cheap Homes?  We recently published a report on Florida’s economy, which served as the epicenter of last decade’s colossal housing boom and bust…. Continue reading Wells Fargo Update 9-16-2011

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers DELTA NEWS September 2011

Access the September 2011 DELTA NEWS.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces Publication of New Study

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center announces the publication of a new document: Bioaccumulation Models: State of the Application at Large Superfund Sites by Karl Gustavson, Trina von Stackelberg, Igor Linkov, and Todd Bridges If you wish to access/download the document (31 pages, 474 kb) in pdf format, the address is:

AAPA Urgest Deficit Reduction Committee to Consider Ports

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) issued a letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction asking committee members to fully consider the benefits of focusing scarce federal resources where they will have the greatest impact, including in and around America’s seaports…read the letter here.