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 Urges Senate Appropriations to Support AB 2441-Removal Funding for Commercial Vessels

August 3, BPC submitted a letter to Assemblymember Jim Frazier (11th District) in support of AB 2441 – Abandoned Commercial Vessel Removal Funding. Members of BPC’s Marinas and Boatyards Committee have expressed concerns on the issue of abandoned and derelict vessels, including the lack of sufficient funding for removal. Abandoned vessels impact water quality as well as impede […]

BPC Signs On as Supporter of San Francisco Seawall Bond Measure

BPC has officially signed on to support the $425 million seawall general obligation bond proposed by the Port of San Francisco to fund the first phase of the Seawall Program, which will address the deteriorating condition of the Embarcadero Seawall and the threats it faces from earthquakes and sea level rise. The bond will be […]

BPC Sets Course on Air Quality Regulation

On July 11, the Resources & Infrastructure and Legislative & Regulatory Committees met together to discuss and strategize around BPC’s approach to air quality policy. We came out of the productive meeting with several action items: Comment Letters: On July 23, BPC sent a comment letter on to the California Air Resources Board regardings its […]

BPC Submits Letter in Favor of NEPA Reforms

On July 20, BPC submitted a comment letter to the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regarding its plans to potentially update its implementing regulations for the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The primary suggestion made in the letter is that NEPA be updated to echo the “categorical exemptions” that the California […]

San Francisco Bay Coalition Letter – WIIN Act Section 1122

BPC’s Letter of Support for Federal FASTLANE Grant Request

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