Corps. Value Engineering now Posted for San Francisco District Navigation Program

The study has been published to the SPN Navigation Program website at: http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/project_programs/documents_notices.html 

ENS Weekly Washington Update 11/4/11

  Topics of the Week: Senate on Environment and Public Works to Mark up Transportation Bill – House to Follow? First “MiniBus” Spending Bill Leaves Senate for Conference with House WaterSMART Grants Announced Navigable Waters Definition Evaporating in Haze of Conflict: EPA plans to fast-track development of a rule, rather than proposed guidance, to redefine […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary 11/04/11

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ACWA Washington Report

The Association of Clean Water Agencies (ACWA) issues a weekly Washington Report.  12/16/11 report Important California Provisions in Omnibus Appropriations Bill EPA to Estimate the Value of Water to U.S. Economy Senate Holds Bipartisan Meeting on Water Infrastructure Past Issues: 11/4/11 report Hearing on National Ocean Policy EPA Announces Final Study to Assess Hydraulic Fracturing […]

U.S. EPA Finalizes Pesticide General Permit

On October 31, 2011, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES ) pesticide general permit (PGP) for aquatic pesticide applications went into effect. The U.S. EPA has assigned the State of California primacy for the implementation and enforcement of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA), including NPDES permits.  This […]

East Bay looks to hovercraft for ferry service

November 1, 2011  Air-cushioned hovercraft vessels, long popular in Europe but little used in the United States, could be the answer for a trio of East Bay cities that long have sought ferry service to San Francisco. Although a number of bureaucratic, political and physical hurdles remain, the Bay Area’s water transit agency is exploring […]

San Mateo County to reap benefits from America's Cup races, official says

November 1, 2011  When the America’s Cup races sail into San Francisco in 2012 and 2013 they will deliver $1.4 billion in economic benefits to the Bay Area, San Mateo County Supervisors were told Tuesday. Adam Van De Water, San Francisco’s assistant project director for the 34th America’s Cup, told supervisors the international sailing competition […]

East Bay Economic Development Alliance Releases Report

East Bay EDA is pleased to provide its quarterly economic update for the East Bay, California, and U.S. The report was prepared for East Bay EDA by Dr. Chris Thornberg, Founding Principal, and Jordan Levine, Director of Economic Research, at Beacon Economics.  Go to the East Bay EDA website to access the report.

Proposed second campus for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Join the public meeting to learn about the current plans for LBNL’s proposed second campus.  David Johnson of William McDonough + Partners will describe the sustainability principles that are fundamental to the design of the proposed second campus for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at Golden Gate Fields. Next Public Meeting:Golden Gate FieldsTuesday, November 1st4 p.m. […]

WETA Board Meeting 11/3

The next meeting of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, November 3 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 our […]