Association of Bay Area Governments — Service Matters August 2014 E-Letter

Click here for the August 2014 E-Letter from the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG).

Mandatory Conservation Regulations Now in Effect; Conference Call for Water Suppliers Set for July 30

  July 29, 2014 Mandatory Conservation Regulations Now in Effect; Conference Call for Water Suppliers Set for July 30 – The state’s first-ever emergency regulations mandating urban water conservation became effective this morning following final approval by the Office of Administrative Law on July 28. – The final regulations, adopted by the State Water Resources Control […]

California Drought and Water News for July 29, 2014

The Vacaville Reporter: Comments on governor’s water plan due today  Sacramento Bee: Gov. Brown agrees to Mexico pact on climate change; environment activists wary of business ties Lompoc Record: Prepare for state’s water war Circle of Blue: California Lawmakers Prepare Final Push for Groundwater Regulation CBS San Francisco: Beverage Companies Using Bay Area Tap Water, While Residential … Daily Democrat: State resolution would mean […]

New Publications from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute

  New Publications from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute The Bay Area Council Economic Institute is pleased to announce the availability of four new reports on regional economic issues. In the Fast Lane: Improving Reliability, Stabilizing Local Funding, and Enabling the Transportation Systems of the Future in Alameda County analyzes Alameda County’s transportation system and […]

South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project – July 2014 Newsletter

View this email in your browser July 2014 Newsletter Volume 32 Upcoming Events and Meetings More events, including volunteer restoration opportunities, are listed on the Events and Meetingssection of the project web site. Meetings Stay tuned for announcements for meetings this fall! Annual Joint Stakeholder Forum & Working Groups Meeting Public Meeting on the Draft Environmental […]

Port Security Grant Program Allocation

DHS – Port Security Grant Program allocation  The Department of Homeland Security issued a news release announcing grant allocations for the Fiscal Year 2014 Preparedness Grants. For more information, please follow link below. http://www.dhs.gov/news/2014/07/25/dhs-announces-grant-allocations-fiscal-year-fy-2014-preparedness-grants

Energy News for July 28, 2014

San Jose Mercury News: Calif. lawmakers were right to kill fracking ban proposal

Transportation News for July 28, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle: System can prevent train accidents, rail industry slow to adopt San Jose Mercury News: East Bay lawmaker wants criminal probe into new Bay Bridge San Francisco Chronicle: The high toll of needed testing on Bay Bridge rods and bolts CBS San Francisco: MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways Los Angeles Times:  Stockton […]

California Drought and Water News for July 28, 2014

Associated Press: California Can’t Say If It’s Meeting Drought Goal San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: As land sinks, farmers’ brainstorm on water Wall Street Journal: California Marinas Docked by Drought  Los Angeles Times: California officials admit they have incomplete water usage data Los Angeles Times: Farmers drilling deeper for water as drought drags on Bloomberg: Pumping Groundwater in a Drought Is […]

ACWA Regulatory Summit Hotel Reservation Deadline TODAY | Registration Deadline July 30

Don’t Miss Out! Hotel Reservation Deadline is TODAY! The hotel reservation deadline is today. Register now and make your hotel reservations! Please join us for the fourth annual ACWA Regulatory Summit at the South Lake Tahoe Resort (formerly Embassy Suites) on August 13-14, 2014! “Looking Upstream: Managing California’s Headwaters for Sustainability” Federal, State and Local […]