USDOE FY2019 Funds Advanced

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee today advanced by a vote of 31-1, the FY2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that funds U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. Army Corps of Engineers – $6.927 billion, $100 million above […]

DMMO Meeting Agenda for May 23, 2018

Click here to view the DMMO meeting agenda for May 23, 2018.

BPC Submits Letter of Support for Coastal Conservancy’s Beneficial Use Pilot Program Proposal

On February 9, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) opened solicitation for proposals for the beneficial use of dredged material pilot program pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. Under the program, ten pilot project sites will be selected to maximize the beneficial placement of dredged material from […]

2018 Omnibus Numbers

BPC Welcome Luncheon for Lieutenant Colonel Travis J. Rayfield

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Lake Chalet Oakland, CA Bay Planning Coalition is honored to be holding a welcome luncheon for the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Travis J. Rayfield, on October 3rd in Oakland. We are seeking sponsors for this event and hope you will […]

New PIANC Reports and Sailing Ahead Newsletter

1. The PIANC e-newsletter ‘Sailing Ahead’ – August 2017 edition has been released today. You can access it at http://www.pianc.org/edits/sailingaheadaugust2017.htm 2.  Reports from PIANC InCom WG 173 – ‘Movable Bridges and Rolling Gates Design, Maintenance and Operation – Lessons Learnt’ and PIANC RecCom WG 177 – ’10 Years of the Marina Excellence Design ‘Jack Nichol’ Award […]

Politico: Budget would slash Army Corps despite Trump infrastructure focus

By Annie Snider 05/23/2017 11:42 AM EDT President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint would slash the Army Corps of Engineers’ budget by more than 16 percent, undercutting his administration’s emphasis on infrastructure — and following the pattern set by his predecessors in which Congress restores the funds. The nation’s builder of locks, dams, levees and ports […]

BPC Gains Congressional Support for Local Beneficial Reuse Projects

Click here to read the letter from 11 members of Congress to the  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in support of including the Bay Area as a beneficial use pilot program site Click here to read the letter from BPC CEO John Coleman to Garret Graves re: Testimony for the March 9, 2017 Subcommittee Hearing on Building […]

USACE Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits

On June 2, 2016 the United States Army Corps of Engineers issued a Notice of proposed rulemaking to reissue and modify Nationwide Permits. The Notice has been published in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment period. For more information, including a summary of the proposal, click here.  Comments must be submitted on or before […]

Briscoe, Ivester, & Bazel Newsletter for March 4, 2016

Newsletter March 4, 2016 CALIFORNIA FARMERS AND BUILDERS URGE U.S. SUPREME COURT TO HELP UNMUDDY THE CLEAN WATER ACT The Clean Water Act is so unconstitutionally vague as to require direct policing by the courts, a coalition of California farming and building groups told the U.S. Supreme Court this week in a brief filed by […]