Senate Funding Bill ‘Big Win for California’

Click here to read Senate Funding Bill ‘Big Win for California’.

AB 2257 Update from Downey Brand

Click here for Downey Brand’s recent AB 2257 update.

House & Senate Committee Leaders Announce Water Resources Infrastructure Agreement

Click here for a press release from the House’s Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on the newly announced Water Resources Infrastructure Agreement.

Court of Appeal Extends Public Trust Doctrine to Groundwater Well Permits

Click here for Downey Brand’s recent article on groundwater and the public trust doctrine.

BPC Comments on Port of Oakland’s Draft Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan

Earlier this summer, the Port of Oakland unveiled their Draft Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan (the Plan) – a continuation of their Maritime Air Quality Improvement Plan. BPC has submitted a comment letter in support of the Plan, but called for additional flexibility to allow the Port to more easily navigate unintended economic […]

BPC Continues Engagement on AB 617 Implementation

On August 21 a group of BPC members met with Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia and top staff members from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to discuss the implementation of AB 617 at both the state and local level. Supervisor Gioia is a BAAQMD Board Member as well as a member […]

BPC Provides Support and Caution for AB 2441: Funding for Removal of Commercial Vessels

On August 3, BPC submitted a letter to Assemblymember Jim Frazier (11th District) in support of AB 2441 – Abandoned Commercial Vessel Removal Funding. Members of the Bay Area’s boating community have expressed concerns on the issue of abandoned and derelict vessels, including the lack of sufficient funding for removal in addition to impacts to […]

CASA Connects for September 5, 2018

In the News  Media Focus: Flushables and Microplastics In recent weeks, a number of high-profile news articles have focused on nonflushable products and microplastics, both priority issues for CASA and our members. A New York Times article did an excellent job highlighting reasons why not to flush the vast majority of products that many people regard as […]

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update     August 2018 Land Use Developments August 2, 2018 – House of Represenatives Again Passes Private Property Rights Protection Act August 31, 2018 – California Supreme Court Confirms That Referendum Petition Can Challenge Zoning Intended to be Made Consistent with General Plan   CEQA Developments August 1, 2018 – Second District […]

Governor Brown on funding WINN ACT storage projects

Click here to read Governor Brown’s letter on funding WINN ACT storage projects.