ACWA News March 23, 2012

via ACWA The March 23, 2012, issue of ACWA News is now available at the link below. Highlights in this issue: Federal Water Issues Headline ACWA’s Washington, D.C. Conference Water Bond, Groundwater, Pension Reform Focus of ACWA’s Legislative Symposium Informational Hearing Delves Into BDCP, Delta Plan New “California’s Water” Segment Highlights Value of Water ACWA’s […]

BPC Releases Trans Pacific Partnership Study

Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Overview & Potential Impact to Bay Area Economy Report prepared by: Samanta Alvarez, BPC Intern under the guidance of BPC Staff

ACWA e-News for March 21, 2012

via ACWA

New America’s Cup move: partially fix Piers 30-32

via SFGate

BDCP Public Meeting Scheduled for March 28

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28 at 1:30 p.m. Meeting topics include an update on BDCP Chapters 3 (Conservation Strategy) and 8 (Implementation Costs and Funding Sources), and an update on the environmental review process and preliminary draft EIR/EIS chapters available for review. For those unable to attend in person, the meeting will be available […]

America’s Cup says new San Francisco deal ‘falls short’

via San Francisco Business Times

The Largest Container Ship Ever to Call North America Visits the Port of Oakland

via Port of Oakland

EPA Funding Opportunity

http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2012/2012_star_cook_heat_light.html

Public Comment Period for Oakland International Airport Environmental Assessment

The Port of Oakland (Port) proposes to implement a Runway Safety Area (RSA) Improvement Project for Oakland International Airport to enhance the level of safety provided by RSAs at the Airport and comply with Federal Aviation Administration design standards, as required, by December 31, 2015.  The Port has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment, in compliance […]

Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $9.98 Million to Strengthen U.S. Shipyard Competitiveness

via ENS Resources U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to pay for modernizations that will increase productivity and help the country’s small shipyards compete in the global marketplace. “In cities and towns across America, shipyards are creating jobs and keeping our nation’s […]