New 404 Clean Water Act Permits Become Effective March 19, 2012

The new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 Clean Water Act Nationwide Permits (NWPs) will become effective March 19, 2012. The existing (2007) NWPs will expire on March 18, 2012. We’re here to help you keep your projects on track during this transition by providing resources, information, and assistance. Learn more via ESA Associates

Preliminary Draft Wetland Area Protection Policy Released

The State Water Resources Control Board today released a Preliminary Draft Wetland Area Protection Policy (Policy).   The Policy release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute the initiation of a formal notice and comment period on a draft policy for water quality control.  To date, the Policy development effort has included input from […]


The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Water Board’s) staff has prepared a Tentative Resolution and Staff Report to address the impairment of Tomales Bay by mercury.  These have been prepared consistent with relevant sections of the Federal Clean Water Act and the California Water Code. The Tentative Resolution is scheduled to be […]

ACWA 2012 Spring Conference & Exhibition

A Strong Foundation for Rebuilding California via ACWA site

California Economic Agenda – by LT Governor Newsom

An Economic Growth & Competitiveness Agenda for California – LT Gov Newsom

ACWA Water News

March 9, 2012 Water News via ACWA including stories on Delta Planning Efforts, USACE Bay-Delta budget request, & more

WETA Board Meeting – March 15, 2012

The next WETA Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at WETA, Pier 9, Suite 111, San Francisco, CA 94111. More information at the WETA site

BPC Supports Port of Stockton TIGER Grant Application

Support for the Port of Stockton’s TIGER Grant Application

Beacon Economics March 2012 Trade Report

Beacon Economics releases the California Trade Report each month in collaboration with its International Trade Advisor, Jock O’Connell.   California Exporters Continue To Gain – But Pace of Growth Slows  March 9, 2012 – LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Despite a slowing global economy, California’s exporters still managed to post their 27th consecutive month of year-over-year gains in January.  […]

Stockton Rail Expansion to Open

via PMM Online