Today’s News

State Drought Levels Fall Dramatically

A new report issued by the U.S. Drought Monitor this week says that less than 20 percent of California is currently experiencing drought … [Read More...]

California Water and Drought News for February 24, 2017

Associated Press: Rural California levees besieged by pounding wet winter Los Angeles Times: Shasta Dam makes history as water flows from top gates … [Read More...]

Energy News for February 24, 2017

Reuters: Chesapeake Energy posts smaller quarterly loss The Guardian: Gas-fired power plants failed during NSW heatwave, report reveals … [Read More...]

Featured Member

Featured Member: Tesoro Corporation

Tesoro’s Martinez Refinery produces motor fuels, including cleaner-burning California Air Resources Board (CARB) gasoline and CARB diesel fuel, as well as conventional gasoline, diesel fuel, heavy fuel oils, petroleum gas and petroleum coke. The refinery has been operating for more than 100 years. Tesoro is committed to operating responsibly in the communities we serve, as […]


Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) leads industry by bringing key players together to develop solutions that keep Bay projects moving, and producing more jobs.

BPC collaboration is key to achieving a fair and expedient permit process with governmental agencies, environmental organizations, private industry, and many others while addressing and resolving stakeholder concerns.

Navigating mandatory requirements, passionate and divergent interests, and conflicting views, BPC has used reliable science and built strong relationships and powerful advocacy to work as a true Coalition for the benefit of economic and environmental vitality and balance in the greater San Francisco Bay Region.