Senator Feinstein Introduced Revised Drought Bill

Revisions were made to Senator Feinstein’s drought relief bill, California Long-Term Provisions for Water Supply and Short-Term Provisions for Emergency Drought Relief Act, on February 10th, 2016. Please, click the links below to view associated materials. Press release on revision Bill Summary Final Bill text

Community, Labor Leaders Named to Port of Oakland Commission

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Community, labor leaders named to Port of Oakland Commission Andreas Cluver, Arabella Martinez; nominated by Mayor, appointed by Council Oakland, Calif.–Feb. 10, 2016– Local labor leader Andreas Cluver and long-time community leader Arabella Martinez have been appointed to the Oakland […]

Bank of the West Instant Analysis for February 10, 2016

Instant Analysis: Chair Yellen’s Semi-Annual Humphrey-Hawkins Testimony to Congress Key Insights From Chair Yellen’s Testimony Before Congress Today Chair Yellen kept her options open on rate hikes this year.  No additional information on timing or number of Fed interest rate hikes this year.  However, there was plenty of reference to global growth risks and deteriorating […]

Port of Oakland Summer Internship Application Deadline Approaching

Please do not respond to the Port Courier. Inquiries may be addressed to: Irene Sudderth at (510) 627-1379 or email portofoaklandintern@portoakland.com Reminder:  Recruitment for the 2016 Summer College Internship Program is now underway.  Share the information!   We are currently recruiting college and graduate level students through a competitive selection process.  Up to sixteen (16) students […]

Port of Oakland January Import Volume Soars 75%

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland January import volume soars 75 percent Total container volume up 38 percent as memory of 2015 labor dispute fades   Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 10, 2016: What a difference a year makes. The Port of Oakland said […]

USACE Work Plan and President’s Budget Request

Corps’ Work Plan and President’s Budget Request Please click the links below to view sections of the USACE’s Work Plan and the President’s Budget Request: General Investigations (GI) Construction General (CG) Operations and Maintenance (OM) President’s Budget Request »Click here to view and download the complete budget for fiscal year 2017.

Register for Industrial Association Forum on February 25, 2016

Industrial Association February Forum The Industrial Association is fortunate to have Eloy Garcia, Partner at KP Public Affairs, as our February 25, 2016 Forum Speaker. Mr. Garcia will be discussing Legislation, Green House Gas, Fuel and the State Budget. At the door registrations will be $45 for all. Please click here to find registration information. 

Energy News for February 10, 2016

Morning Consult: Ambitious Budget Aims to Increase Clean Energy R&D, Tax Oil Companies Morning Consult: Senate Pushes Energy Bill to Back Burner E&E: Calif. Senate Race Draws Energy, Big AG, Showbiz Money E&E: Utah Project, One of Few in U.S., Is Put on Ice The Financial Times: Anadarko Petroleum Cuts Dividend Over Oil Price Plunge The New York Times: Stung by […]

California Water and Drought News for February 10, 2016

Associated Press: California farmers reap record sales in record drought Los Angeles Times: When it comes to saving water, Southern Californians are tapped out – or are they? San Francisco Chronicle: Obama proposes new approaches to Western water shortages Los Angeles Times: Summer in February? LA heat records broken for 2nd straight day Sacramento Bee: California’s drought adds $2 billion […]

Energy News for February 9, 2016

The Washington Post: Economists Keep Saying We Should Put a Price on Nature. Now They’ve Finally Done It The Charleston Gazette: WV Senate Advances Planned Tax Cut for Coal, Gas The New York Times: Unsafe Lead Levels in Tap Water Not Limited to Flint Morning Consult: Obama’s Proposed Oil Tax Sends a Political Message The new York Times: Chesapeake Energy […]