Congressional Hearing on Creating U.S. Maritime Industry Jobs by Reducing Regulatory Burdens

Date: May 24, 2011 Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC Time: 10am Link to live webcast: This hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be webcast live. Eric Sapirstein, of ENS Resources, a new BPC member will be covering the Congressional […]

Oakland Port to Offer a Greener Power Supply to Berthed Ships – The Bay Citizen

Land-based power should reduce amount of pollution from ships burning diesel fuel in port. Read the full story by Felix Irmer on the The Bay Citizen.

Corps Budget Blasted at Senate Hearing | Association of California Water Agencies

On Thursday, March 31, the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing to examine President Obama’s proposed Fiscal Year 2012 budget for the Army Corps of Engineers. In her opening remarks, Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said “The Budget provides gross new discretionary funding of $4.631 billion, which […]

Pier 70 Press Conference

Last Saturday Bay Planning Coalition was well represented at Pier 70 in San Francisco with Congressional Leader Nancy Pelosi.  Pier 70 is operated by BAE Systems Ship Repair, and owned by the Port of San Francisco.  Speaking at a well attended press conference was Leader Pelosi (front), with (Left to Right) Willie Adams of International […]

BPC 2011 Work Program

Our 2011 Work Program is now online and available to download as a pdf.

BPC's 25th Anniversary Video

Executive Director Job Announcement

JUNE 1, 2010 UPDATE: APPLICATION FILING PERIOD IS CLOSED. NO FURTHER APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE BEING ACCEPTED. Position Opening:  Executive Director Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) announces the opening of the Executive Director position for its 501 c4 non-profit, membership-based organization. BPC ‘s membership reflects a broad spectrum of Bay-Delta business including the maritime industry, […]

Speakers Annouced for 2010 Decisionmakers Conference

San Francisco –April 9, 2010 – Announcing Speakers for the 23rd Annual San Francisco Bay Decisionmakers Conference April 14, 2010

Impact of Sea Level Change on SF Bay Discussed at Annual Decisionmakers Conference

San Francisco –March 29, 2010 – How do you plan for pending sea-level change when there is uncertainty on what the ultimate impact will be? While the science of climate change is evolving, policies for future shore-line development, recreation uses and environmental resources are being considered now, and these polices will inevitably change the character of the San Francisco Bay area.

$30m in Stimulus Money to Local Ports

The California Green Trade Corridor & Marine Highway Project gets initial $30 million in funding from the US Department of Transportation (DOT). This project is a partnership between the ports in West Sacramento, Oakland and Stockton to develop and use a marine highway system as an alternative to existing truck and rail infrastructure.