Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Appropriations bill

June 1, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which will be considered in the Energy and Water Subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation provides the annual funding for the various agencies and programs under the Department of Energy, including the National […]

Dredging Timeline 2011 San Francisco Bay Area

Take a look at this bar graph provided by the US Army Corp of Engineers outlining the dredging timeline for 11 locations in the San Francisco Bay and 2 in Northern California including Oakland inner and outer harbor, Richmond inner and outer harbor, Suison Bay Channel, Redwood City harbor, Crescent City, San Rafael, Sacramento River, […]

Latest Updates on Creating U.S. Maritime Industry Jobs by Reducing Regulatory Burdens

May 23 WASHINGTON DC – Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation convened a hearing to discuss the Coast Guard’s efforts to streamline its rule making process and initiate permit streamlining pursuant to Executive Order 13563.  During the hearing, Rep. Rick Larson (D-WA) inquired about the status of […]

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, […]