Summary and Analysis on WRDA Bill Released by House on May 20, 2016

National Water Resources Association May 23, 2016 MEMO To:        Federal Affairs Committee From:   Valentina Valenta, Legislative Specialist RE:       House WRDA 2016 Summary and Analysis Federal Affairs Committee, On Friday, May 20, 2016, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released its draft of WRDA 2016. Below, please find links to a […]

Whitehouse Signs National Estuary Program Reauthorization

Following up on Caitlin Sweeney’s (Director of San Francisco Estuary Partnership) Report item on the reauthorization of the National Estuary Program, the Partnership is pleased to announce that the President signed the bill for reauthorization. Here is a link to the Whitehouse statement:

Free Climate Readiness Institute LEAP Webinar

CRI June Webinar — LEAP! CRI invites you to our FREE 1-hour June Webinar, showcasing Nate Kaufman’s Live Edge Adaptation Project — LEAP — a new and innovative vision for the SF Bay shoreline and coastal areas worldwide. For more, see Nate’s LEAP framework below. The webinar — 20 minutes of presentation with 40 minutes of Q&A and […]

MSR Founder Awarded CA State Bar Real Property Persons of the Year

MSR Founders Edmund Regalia and Marvin Starr Awarded CA State Bar Real Property Persons of the Year                   May 23, 2016 (Walnut Creek, CA) – Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for over 50 years, announced today that two of its founding members, Edmund […]

Energy News for May 24, 2016

Washington Examiner: U.S. Top Oil and Gas Producer in 2015 Reuters:U.S. Refiners See Surprise Surge in Diesel Demand Reuters: Oil Falls for Fifth Day as Focus Returns to Growing Exports Utility Dive: The U.S. Needs More Transmission. One Midwest Project Could Provide a Collaborative Model E&E: House Debate to Feature Rifts Over Renewables, Climate The New York Times: New Solar Plants […]

Dredging News for May 24, 2016

Dredging news provided by Maintenance Dredging, Delaware River, Philadelphia to Sea Port of Houston managing ‘softness’ due to oil and gas downturn GPA planning new terminal on Savannah River UK: piling work planned at Chichester Harbour Industry Day – Maintenance Dredging Projects at Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Georgia

California Water and Drought News for May 24, 2016

Sacramento Bee: California water bill has three possible paths for passage UPI: Largest U.S. water reservoir at record low due to drought Porterville Recorder: Governor’s order expands water efficiency rules Times of San Diego: San Diego County Reduces Water Use by 23% in April CBS Sacramento: California Duck Hunting Season Looks Promising With Wet Weather Sacramento Bee: Study: Urbanization To Boost Water Demand Water Deeply: San Francisco Makes History With […]

NWRI E-Newsletter for May 24, 2016

National Water Research Institute May 24, 2016, E-Newsletter In This Issue 2016 Drought Workshop: Presentations Available Current NWRI-SCSC Fellows Provide Final Progress Reports EPA Issues Health Advisory Level for Perfluorinated Compounds in Drinking Water WaterUCI Presents a Wider Perspective on California Drought (May 24) STORMS Seminar Presentation on Groundwater Recharge (May 27) DWR Briefing on […]

Max R. Rollens Now Associate at Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP

Announcement May 24, 2016 Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP is pleased to announce Max R. Rollens   has become an associate in the firm. Mr. Rollens’s practice will focus on land use and environmental matters, including permitting, regulatory compliance, and litigation. 155 Sansome Street Seventh Floor San Francisco, California 94104 415.402.2700 Experienced Lawyers Dedicated […]

Transportation News for May 24, 2016

Marin Independent Journal: Marin Transit getting word out about major bus service changes