State Water Board Resolutions for December 5th and 6th Meeting

The State Water Board will be considering resolutions approving two Basin Plan amendments from the San Francisco Bay region at its December 5-6, 2011 meeting. The two amendments are:  1) Refining beneficial uses for Hayward Marsh and clarification of applicable bacterial water quality objectives.  2) Addition of surface water bodies to the San Francisco Bay Basin Plan. […]

Port of Oakland Planning Trade & Logistics Center

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 The city and Port of Oakland have applied for a $40 million US Department of Transportation grant to help pay for the planned conversion of a former waterfront Army base into a trade and logistics center.  Read the full article here.

Plans for Reducing the Deficit

The New York Times (November 21, 2011) Leaders in Washington have proposed various plans to reduce the nation’s growing deficit. Below are details of the proposals leading up to an agreement at the end of July and the eventual failure of a bipartisan committee created to identify $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions…read the full article.

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

Access the Delta News November 2011

SWRCB Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action: Underground Storage Tanks

The SWRCB released a Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action, Initial Statement of Reasons and the Proposed Text Regulations on the Underground Storage Tank Regulations.   The Comment Deadline is January 2, 2012 by 5:00 p.m.  

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary 11/18/11

Read the WeeklyEconomicFinancialCommentary_11182011_Final

Save the Date! CDFG Herring Observer Training: Nov. 30

The Department of Fish and Game will provide a training for herring spawning observers on November 30, 2011 from 2-4 pm at the Port of San Francisco Pier 1 in the Bayside 1 room.  This training is required annually, so those who have previously been through the training need to attend again this year.

New Study: Pacific Institute: Water for Energy

Pacific Institute released a study on, “Water for Energy: Future Water Needs for Electricity in the Intermountain West.”  The study evaluates water requirements for electricity generation, discusses the conflicts between water and energy in the Intermountain West, identifies the direction of future research, and provides several key recommendations.

Port and City of Oakland Submit Federal Grant

Last week the Port and City of Oakland, together, applied for a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant through the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) in the amount of $40 million. The grant will help fund the first phase of the redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base (OAB) into a world class […]

BPC's Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon

BPC’s 28th Annual Membership Meeting       Thursday, December 8, 2011 11:30a.m. – 1:30 p.m. St. Francis Yacht Club The annual meeting and luncheon is a great place to meet and greet BPC members, agency guests, and business colleagues as well as catch up on BPC’s activities. We hold this event at San Francisco’s St. Francis Yacht Club which […]