Dissolution of Redevelopment Agencies Under AB1X 26

12 January 2012 Perkins Coie released a comprehensive synopsis of the RDA dissolution requirements, deadlines and process. Read more here

IMPORTANT Notice of Public Hearing from State Water Board

 CA Water Board Notice of Public Hearing for: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CALIFORNIA OCEAN PLAN REGARDING DESIGNATING STATE WATER QUALITY PROTECTION AREAS TO PROTECT MARINE PROTECTED AREAS Comment Deadline is March 15, 2012 by 12 noon

PPIC releases new report: "Transitions for Delta Economy"

Enormous changes—from natural forces to management decisions—are coming to California’s fragile Delta region and will have broad effects on its residents. This report finds that in the first half of this century, the Delta as a whole is likely to experience a loss of 1 percent of economic activity as a result of these changes. […]

Judge tells BAAQMD it went too far, too fast

Judge tells BAAQMD it went too far, too fast By: Paul Campos – General Counsel BIA Bay Area & Member, BPC Board of Directors

Verde Exchange 2012 Conference – January 22-24, Los Angeles

The VerdeXchange Market Makers Conference is an international, executive level conference bringing together market leaders for two days of high-level discussion, interaction and market making. Panels of particular interest include: –  Cap & Trade in California: Now What? – The Delta: The Lynchpin of California’s Hydrology Read more about the conference here.

FMC Releases Seaport Competition Investigation Documents

PMM Online reports on the US Federal Maritime Commission documents regarding its two-month-old inquiry into whether American policies are causing an erosion of container traffic at ports on the US West Coast. Read more here.

Plan to develop Oakland Army Base coming into focus

10 January 2012 Oakland Tribune article by Cecily Burt.

Green Pacific Conference – January 2012

GreenPacific 2012 is an opportunity to engage public and private sector stakeholders in the development of collaborative solutions to solving environmental challenges facing the marine transportation industry, while maintaining economic viability and competitiveness. The conference will be January 17 & 18 at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, CA. For more information about this conference, […]

2012 BPC Work Plan

The 2012 Work Program addresses four critical areas that reflect the goals and objectives of the Bay Planning Coalition. 

Critical Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Training

Training workshops are available to help agencies and organizations plan and conduct critical infrastructure vulnerability assessments. More information here.