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.

South Bay Salt Pond Restoration – October Newsletter

Read the October Newsletter.

SF Bay Restoration Authority Meeting 10/26

For your information, the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Governing Board is meeting on Wednesday, 10/26/11, 12 PM to 2 PM, at the MetroCenter, 101 8th Street, Conference Room 171, Oakland. The meeting agenda is available online at http://sfbayrestore.org/  

Congresswoman Barbara Lee helps Port of Oakland Reach Funding Milestone for Harbor Deepening and Maintenance

Oakland, Calif. —October 18, 2011—Congresswoman Barbara Lee helped the Port of Oakland reach a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance. Deeper vessel channels mean that the Port can remain globally competitive, support job retention and growth, and drive positive economic impact for the region, state and nation.  Of the […]