International Water Week Conference

John Coleman, Bay Planning Coalition’s Executive Director, spoke at a session covering: “How Water will Continue to Shape the Future of California.”  To view the presentation, click here. From 10/29/11-11/4/11, Amsterdam will hold a conference covering integrated solutions for the entire water cycle. It represents the ideal forum for the international water sector, bringing together […]

Port of Redwood City: Port Tonnage Up 63% in 1st Quarter of New Fiscal Year

Total tonnage for all commodities crossing over the docks at the Port of Redwood City during the 1st quarter of fiscal year 2012 was 296,234 metric tons (MT), an increase of 63% over the same period a year earlier, Port Commission Chairman Dick Claire announced. Port Operations Manager Don Snaman reported that the approximate percentage […]

The California Maritime Academy Technical Report is Available

The California Maritime Academy (CMA) was contracted to evaluate issues associated with the implementation of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) ship fuel regulation.   While most vessel operators are successfully complying with the regulation without incident, some operators have reported operational difficulties that may be related to fuel switching from heavy fuel oil to distillate […]

Republicans pitch transportation construction bill as major, bipartisan jobs program

(October 24) WASHINGTON — House Republicans are pitching a six-year transportation construction plan as a major jobs bill that can win bipartisan approval before next year’s election, a key GOP lawmaker said Monday… Read the full article on the Washington Post website.

SF Estuary Partnership – 11/2 Implementation Committee Meeting

The materials for the November 2 IC meeting are now available at http://www.sfestuary.org/pages/ICmaterials.php . If you have any trouble accessing the materials, please contact Athena Honore at ahonore@waterboards.ca.gov. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 2 from 9:30 to 12:30 at 1515 Clay Street in Room 10 on the 2nd Floor.

Job Posting: Fish Culture of Endangered Species and Research

UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences announces a job posting for a Junior Specialist in Fish Culture of Endangered Species and Research.  For more information, check out: http://caes.ucdavis.edu/facstaff/asp/openfacpos/junior-specialist-fish-culture-of-endangered-species-and-research?searchterm=fish+cult.

Port of Redwood City Launches Twitter Account

Check out Port of Redwood City’s twitter account: http://twitter.com/RedwoodCityPort

Governor signs Bill Requiring Economic Analysis of Regulations

(October 7, 2011) Governor Brown has signed into law a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that, among other things, requires a standard economic impact analysis for major regulations at the beginning of the regulatory process.  Read more on the Cal Chamber of Commerce website.

Interagency Ecological Program Spring 2011 Newsletter

The IEP Newsletter is a quarterly publication that provides IEP program and science highlights as well as in-depth articles on important scientific topics for resource managers, scientists, and the public. The spring issue of the IEP Newsletter provides an annual overview of important results from all IEP monitoring programs and associated studies.  Check out the […]

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Hearing 10/26

The Economic Importance of Seaports: Is the United States Prepared for 21st Century Trade Realities? 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DCOctober 26, 2011 This hearing of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (EST) and will be webcast live.