Press Release: David Murillo Named Acting Commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation

Media Contact: Dan DuBray, 202-513-0574, ddubray@usbr.gov For Immediate Release:  January 20, 2017 WASHINGTON – David Murillo has been named Acting Commissioner for the Bureau of Reclamation, which is the largest wholesale water supplier in the United States and the nation’s second largest producer of hydroelectric power. He will serve in this capacity until a commissioner […]

Port of Oakland Press Release – Port of Oakland trade transformed by California growers

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland trade transformed by California growers Farm tonnage up 233 percent in five years, now 53 percent of export volume   Oakland, CA – January 20, 2017: Agricultural export tonnage has grown a stunning 233 percent at the Port […]

Port of Oakland Press Release – Port of Oakland’s Chris Lytle: What a difference a year makes

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland’s Chris Lytle: What a difference a year makes State of the Port address highlights records in revenue, cargo volume, air travel Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 13, 2017: What a difference a year makes. Last January the Port […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Oakland International Airport Has More Spirit… and More Flights Than Ever

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Oakland International Airport Has More Spirit… and More Flights Than Ever Spirit Airlines adds Nonstops to Baltimore and Detroit for Summer 2017   Oakland, CA: (January 10, 2017) – Officials at the Port of Oakland announce that Spirit Airlines will add nonstop service to Baltimore/Washington DC and Detroit, MI on […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Port of Oakland set all-time record for loaded containers in ‘16

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland set all-time record for loaded containers in ‘16 Export rally, rising imports boost volume 7.6 percent, offset terminal consolidation Oakland, CA – Jan. 9, 2017: Loaded shipping container volume reached an all-time high at the Port of […]

Interior Sec. Jewell Issues Secretarial Order

Contact: Interior_press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today issued a Secretarial Order directing the Department of the Interior and its bureaus to take timely actions to help address the effects of drought and climate change on California’s water supply and imperiled wildlife. “Long-term drought, fueled by climate change, has adversely affected […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Southwest Airlines Puts the East Bay First with New Transcontinental Flight to Newark/New York City

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Southwest Airlines Puts the East Bay First with New Transcontinental Flight to Newark/New York City New summer service answers the call for nonstop flights to OAK’s top unserved market Together with Southwest Airlines, officials at the Port of Oakland announced today that effective June 4th, 2017 the carrier will commence […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: London Flights from Oakland to Increase with Norwegian Air Expansion

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   London Flights from Oakland to Increase with Norwegian Air Expansion New additions to give OAK 9 weekly flights to London   Oakland, CA: (December 15, 2016) – Flights from Oakland International Airport to London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) will jump from three to five times weekly beginning April 18, 2017 on Norwegian. […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland director new president of Bay Planning Coalition

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland director new president of Bay Planning Coalition Waterfront industry trade group selects environmental expert for two-year term  Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 14, 2016: A Port of Oakland planning and environmental expert has been chosen President of the […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: there they go again – exports up 11.5 percent

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland: there they go again – exports up 11.5 percent Third straight month of double-digit growth in volume, despite dollar’s strength Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2016: There’s no stopping the export rally at the Port of Oakland.  […]