A Message from the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board

Below is a Notice of Preparation for a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA)/ Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the operation and maintenance of the federal navigational channels in San Francisco Bay. Under the California Environmental Quality Act, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board is the lead State agency responsible for overseeing the analysis […]

Water Board Stakeholder Meeting

The next stakeholder meeting for the “Evaluation of the MUN Beneficial Use in Ag Dominated Water Bodies” project is scheduled for Tuesday March 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rancho Cordova office. There will be a WebEx connection for those who will be unable to attend in person. The focus of […]

Port of San Francisco Commission Meeting Agenda

The Agenda for the Port of San Francisco Commission Meeting of February 26, 2013 is available HERE.

State Water Resouces Control Board March 13 Meeting Agenda

The Agenda for the March 13, 2013 Board Meeting is now available on the website.

Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, Feb. 22, 2013

 FEBRUARY 2013 Pacific Maritime Magazine PRINT EDITION February 2013 Issue PMM Online is produced by Philips Publishing Group Going to Gas- New Uses for LNG By Jim Shaw   Federal Way, Washington-based TOTE’s recent announcement that it had contracted two LNG-fueled container ships from San Diego’s NASSCO shipyard is one in a growing number of […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary, February 22, 2013

VIX at Five-Year Low & 2013 High, All in the Same Week *With a relatively positive run for equity markets and not much in the way of volatility, the CBOE volatility index, or VIX, started this week at more than a five-year low. *Before the week was out, however, the VIX soared more than 20 […]

From Reuters: U.S. government won’t fall apart on “sequester” day of reckoning

By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Just as computers worldwide did not crash on January 1, 2000, in the “Y2K” scare and Earth itself did not shatter on December 21, 2012, as some interpreters of the Mayan calendar predicted, March 1, 2013, will not be remembered as the day the U.S. government […]

From the CEQA Working Group Coalition

Another Example of CEQA Misuse: Moe’s Stop Gas Station, San Jose CEQA Working Group Coalition: Today we’ve released the fourth case study in our weekly series profiling examples of misuses of CEQA: Moe’s Stop Gas Station in San Jose. When Moe’s Stop wanted to add a few more pumps to the existing gas station, the […]

State Water Board Meeting Agenda, March 5, 2013

Click below for the Agenda for the March 5, 2013 Water Board Meeting Tuesday, March 5, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. Coastal Hearing Room – Second Floor Joe Serna Jr. – Cal/EPA Building 1001 I Street, Sacramento AGENDA

The Impact of Budget Cuts on the US Army

Click the link below to read the report: “Budget Uncertainty Impact on the U.S. Army – State-by-State Comparison as of February 15, 2013” Budget Uncertainty Impact