Bay Area Monitor – Scientists Set Seashells by the Seashore

Bay Area Monitor- Seashells by the Seashore

BCDC Testimony Before the Little Hoover Commission, October 24th, 2013

R. Zachary Wasserman, Chair San Francisco bay Conservation and Development Commission Testimony Before the Milton Marks Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy (Little Hoover Commission) Public Hearing on California Climate Change Adaptation Strategies October 24th, 2013 State Capitol, Room 437 Read the Full Testimony in PDF

Recycled Water Project’s National Survey Launches

Recycled Water Project’s National Survey Launches Responses Requested by Oct. 25 Recycled water is an increasingly important component of our local, state and nation’s water supplies. The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), WateReuse, the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) and the Western Recycled Water Coalition […]

From the Union of Concerned Scientists- Overwhelming Risk: Rethinking Flood Insurance in a World of Rising Seas

Source page: http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_and_impacts/impacts/flood-insurance-sea-level-rise.html Overwhelming Risk: Rethinking Flood Insurance in a World of Rising Seas Our coasts face growing risks from sea level rise. Today’s flood insurance system encourages development that increases these risks — and taxpayers nationwide pay the price. Download: Overwhelming Risk: Rethinking Flood Insurance in a World of Rising Seas — Executive Summary […]

SF Examiner: Officials Weigh Options for Protecting SFO, Other Airports from Sea Level Rise

Officials weigh options for protecting SFO, other airports from sea level rise  by Brendan P. Bartholomew   How will California’s shipping ports, infrastructure and airports be affected by rising sea levels, and what can be done to protect them? Those questions will be asked during the third in a series of hearings hosted by Assemblyman […]

CA @ 50 Million: California’s Climate Future

From the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, a Draft for Discussion of “California @ 50 Million,” The Governor’s Environmental Goals and Policy Report on California’s Climate Future. Read it below in PDF: CA at 50 million  

From Bloomberg: Climate Change Rescue in US Makes Steyer Converge with Paulson

From Bloomberg Markets Magazine, October 1, 2013:  Climate Change Rescue in US Makes Steye Converge with Paulson

Public Comment Period on Alviso and Ravenswood Construction Ends October 16

Members of the public who would like to provide input on environmental analysis for upcoming Alviso and Ravenswood construction have until close of business on October 16, 2013 to submit their comments.   The scoping periods provides interested parties and the public an opportunity to recommend issues to be analyzed in the upcoming draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental […]

Perkins Coie Update: EPA Moves to Expand Federal Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

Perkins Coie Update Update   Environment, Energy & Resources September 24, 2013 EPA Moves to Expand Federal Clean Water Act Jurisdiction   The prolonged controversy over the Clean Water Act’s reach may be coming to a dramatic head. On September 17, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the release of a draft scientific report finding that […]

California Natural Resources Agenda Comment Letter on BDCP