News Release: $6.5 Million for San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats

EPA Awards $6.5 Million for Ten Projects to Restore San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats Release Date: 10/17/2012Contact Information: David Yogi, yogi.david@epa.gov, (415) 972-3350 Cutting pollution and restoring wetlands critical to improving water quality SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $6.5 million in grants to state and local agencies, and […]

Press Release from the Port of Oakland on Improper Expenditure Investigation

Yesterday (Monday, October 15), the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the Port to retain independent outside legal counsel to aid the on-going investigation into allegations of improper expenditures (please see press release below). This independent outside counsel is necessary to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation so that the […]

2012 Shell/MEF Run for Education a Success

10th Annual Shell/MEF Run for Education Raises $51,000 for Martinez Schools            MARTINEZ — Sunday’s 10th Annual Shell/MEF 5k/10k Run for Education was a huge success, raising approximately $51,000 for the Martinez Education Foundation, far above the 2011 total of $45,000. At the grandstand in Martinez’s Main Street Plaza, Shell Martinez Refinery General Manager […]

San Francisco Estuary Institute Report: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Historical Ecology Investigation: Exploring Pattern and Process

New Study Provides Detailed View of Pre-Development Delta   The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta has been transformed over 150 years from the largest system of wetlands on the West Coast of the United States into an expanse of farms, levees and channels that support California’s water delivery system. A new study provides a detailed look […]

American Society of Civil Engineers Releases New Economic Analysis Revealing Far-Reaching Impacts of Under-Investing in our Nation’s Ports and Inland Waterways

Failure to Act report quantifies infrastructure needs in airports, marine port and inland waterway sectors; shows current investment trends not keeping up Thursday, September 13, 2012 Failure to Act report quantifies infrastructure needs in airports, marine port and inland waterway sectors; shows current investment trends not keeping up Reston, VA– Aging infrastructure for marine ports, […]

California Transportation Commission Affirms $242 Million for Army Base Project

  P R E S S   R E L E A S E For Immediate Release CITY AND PORT OF OAKLAND ACHIEVE SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN FORMER OAKLAND ARMY BASE DEVELOPMENT California Transportation Commission Affirms $242 Million for Army Base Project Oakland, Calif. —August 24, 2012— The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners praised the California Transportation Commission […]

Port of Oakland: Press Release

PORT OF OAKLAND WELCOMES TWO NEW COMMISSIONERS Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker Sworn In By Mayor Jean Quan Oakland, Calif.—August 3, 2012—On Wednesday, August 1, Mayor Jean Quan swore in two new Commissioners for the Port of Oakland, Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker. The commissioners were recently nominated by Mayor Quan and appointed […]

Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Media Contact: Isaac Kos-Read Director of External Affairs 510-627-1565 ikos-read@portoakland.com    Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com           Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers Oakland, CA – July […]

Port of Oakland Press Release

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Media Contacts: Robert Bernardo,  Communications Manager Port of Oakland (510) 627-1401 rbernardo@portoakland.com  Marilyn Sandifur, Port Spokesperson Port of Oakland (510) 627-1193 Cell day of (510-815-2665) msandifur@portoakland.com   Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com […]

PORT OF OAKLAND ADOPTS FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 BUDGET

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Media Contacts: Isaac Kos-Read Director of External Affairs Port of Oakland (510) 627-1565 ikos-read@portoakland.com Marilyn Sandifur Port Spokesperson Port of Oakland (510) 627-1193 msandifur@portoakland.com   Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland, Your Port, Your Partner.      www.portofoakland.com         […]