Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

Climate Change and Sea Level Rise BCDC Proposed Bay Plan Amendment BCDC has developed draft findings and policies on climate change and a background report on climate change and the potential impacts of a rise in sea level on the Bay Area region. The background report, Living With A Rising Bay: Vulnerability And Adaptation In […]

Proposed Coastal Marina Permit

PROPOSED COASTAL MARINA PERMIT RBOC Updated Overview for Yacht Clubs October 23, 2009 The California State Water Resources Control Board [SWRCB] is moving forward with a proposed requirement that marinas and clubs with 10 or more slips and moorings obtain a state permit [Coastal Permit] and comply with a number of requirements. The use of […]

Final Green Sturgeon Critical Habitat Designation

Regulatory Alerts Final Green Sturgeon Critical Habitat Designation The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Green Sturgeon Final Critical Habitat (CH) designation rule was published on Oct. 9, 2009. Click here for a copy of the report. Other Final Rule documents include the Economic and Biological Reports which are available on the NMFS Southwest Region […]

AAAS Presentation – Sea Level Rise in SF Bay

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 90th Annual Meeting Noah Knowles with the USGS, recently gave a presentation on ‘Sea Level Rise and Projected Inflow Changes in San Francisco Bay’ at the AAAS Seminar (Understanding the Estuary) at San Francisco State University, on August 17, 2009. Knowles Presentation