The Deadline to Register for ACWA’s Spring Conference is April 19th

Register Before the April 19th Deadline! Pre-Registration for ACWA’s 2013 Spring Conference & Exhibition, “Rethinking California Water” ends this Friday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. (PST).  REGISTER TODAY! After April 19, you can register on site at the ACWA registration desk located in the West Lobby of the Sacramento Convention center.  ACWA conferences are the […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online, April 16, 2013

    APRIL 2013 Pacific Maritime Magazine PRINT EDITION April 2013 Issue   Green Terminals   By Kathy A. Smith   Federal, state and local regulations call for better management of possible pollutants and invasive species, while at the same time shipping lines are calling for green alternatives both for themselves and to pass along […]

US Coast Guard Announces Acceptance of 9 Ballast Water Treatment Systems

The U.S. Coast Guard announced the acceptance of nine ballast water treatment systems today as Alternate Management Systems (AMS) in compliance with the service’s March 2012 final rule for Standards for Living Organisms in Ships’ Ballast Water Discharged in U.S. waters. AMS acceptance by the Coast Guard is a temporary designation given to a ballast […]

April 2013 RAMP Bulletin

132 Organizations Oppose Advancement of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013

See below a letter signed by 132 organizations in protest of the advancement of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, or WRDA. 132 Groups Oppose Advancement of WRDA (PDF)

From Perkins Coie startupPerColator Series- Bootstrapping Secrets

Bootstrapping Secrets: How to Build a Company on Limited Funds The presenters will discuss how to use limited resources to build the best team, get the best deals from vendors and service providers, leverage incubators, effectively expand the company’s footprint in the marketplace, and generate maximum buzz. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 6:00 p.m. – Registration (appetizers […]

BCDC April 18 Meeting Documents Available

BCDC has posted the following information on its website: For the Commission meeting scheduled on April 18, 2013: Draft Minutes of March 21, 2013 Commission Meeting Staff Recommendation on Material Amendment No. Eight to BCDC Permit No. 1994.013; Bay Ship & Yacht Company and Alameda Gateway, Ltd.; Proposed New Dry Dock  /  Exhibits Staff Recommendation on Strategic […]

Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Meeting, April 25, 2013

  Regular Meeting of the Board of Port Commissioners Thursday April 25, 2013 – 1:00 p.m. Board Room – 2nd Floor Board Agenda

BPC visits Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank

On Saturday, April 13, I, Josh Trotter, an intern with BPC, visited the Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank managed by WRA. The mitigation bank was established for the purpose of maintaining/restoring vernal pool grassland and riparian habitats, as well as habitats for a number of rare, threatened, and endangered species. Establishment of the bank enables the […]

Press Release from the US Coast Guard

News Release Date: April 15, 2013 U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Contact: Headquarters Public Affairs Office: (202) 372-4630 Coast Guard accepts ballast water treatment systems as Alternate Management Systems WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced the acceptance of nine ballast water treatment systems today as Alternate Management Systems (AMS) in compliance with the service’s March 2012 […]