California Trade Report from Beacon Economics

California Trade Report           Beacon Economics releases the California Trade Report each month in collaboration with its International Trade Advisor, Jock O’Connell. The report provides an overview of the state’s latest trade data as released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division. CONTACT: Jock O’Connell 916-716-2251 Oconnell@BeaconEcon.com   Christopher Thornberg 310-739-3286 […]

ACWA eNews for May 1, 2013

ACWA eNews for May 1, 2013 ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. Save Our Water Launches “Sprinklers 101” Website   ACWA’s Save Our Water program has launched a new “Sprinklers 101” web-based resource to provide information and online tools about water-efficient residential irrigation. Timed to coincide with May’s Water Awareness […]

San Francisco Estuary Institute releases Draft Nutrient Conceptual Model Report

Below is a link for downloading the draft nutrient conceptual model report. http://files.sfei.org//data/public/a23bb54f70d4a2a8bad4a4613991fb16.php?lang=en

Message from the EPA / National Center for Environmental Research

The U.S. EPA Office of the Science Advisor published a notice in the Federal Register (May 1, 2013) requesting information on methods for cumulative risk assessment (CRA). The notice requests information on and citations for CRA methods that have been employed to date, and approaches that could assist the Risk Assessment Forum (RAF) Technical Panel […]

News from the CEQA Working Group

     CEQA Reform Effort Moves Forward as SB 731 Passes Out of Committee    _________________________________________________________________________   Today SB 731, Senator Steinberg’s CEQA reform bill, passed out of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee. We are encouraged by this progress, and recognize that SB 731 is a good starting point, but that we have a long negotiation process […]

Integral Consulting Moves New York Office to 61 Broadway

  Integral Consulting Moves New York Office to 61 Broadway     The new office address is: Integral Consulting Inc. 61 Broadway, Suite 1601 New York, NY 10006   The main phone number, fax number, and e-mail addresses for Integral staff remain the same. 212.962.4301 (Main) 212.962.4302 (Fax) Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting has […]

Job Posting: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California- Senior Resource Specialist Biologist

Following is information about the Biologist position (Senior Resource Specialist classification) that MWD recently posted.  The link below provides more detail about the position.  Applications are due May 6.    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Office of the General Manager, Bay-Delta Initiatives has a job opening for a Senior Resource Specialist position for a […]

Change Sheets for State Water Board Meeting, May 7, 2013

Below are links to  Change Sheet #1 & 2 for Item 8 at the May 7, 2013 Board Meeting. They are also posted on the agenda at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/board_info/agendas/2013/may/agnd050713pdf.pdf Change Sheet 1: In the Matter of Petition for Reconsideration of Water Quality Certification for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Chili Bar Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy […]

Press Release from the Port of Redwood City

PRESS RELEASE  May 1, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Giari, Executive Director 650-306-4150 Port of Redwood City South Bay Opening Day of Sailing at the Port of Redwood City Set for May 18    The 75th annual South Bay Opening Day of the sailing season is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, at the Port […]

Perkins Coie Update

D.C. Appeals Court Says EPA May Revoke Fill Permit After It Has Been Issued In addressing an important legal issue of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “veto” authority under Section 404(c) of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) allowed it to […]