BPC 2017 Spring Summit

Please join Bay Planning Coalition for our  2017 SPRING SUMMIT Uncharted Waters: Finding Opportunity in Uncertainty   Thursday, May 11 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Oakland Scottish Rite Center   Click here to register!  Click here to view the agenda This full day event brings together leaders in industry, commerce and regional planning and infrastructure from across the wider […]

Happy Holidays from the Bay Planning Coalition

As the year draws to a close and we look back at our accomplishments, we at the Bay Planning Coalition would like to thank our members, as well as the agencies, stakeholders, and other organizations we worked with, for a successful year. In 2017, BPC will welcome a Board of Directors with new officers, another […]

BPC’s Letter of Support for Federal FASTLANE Grant Request

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BPC 2016 Annual Members Meeting & Luncheon

Join us as we celebrate another successful year for BPC and our members, and present the 2016 Outstanding Member Award. We are excited to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Colonel D. Peter Helmlinger, South Pacific Division Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Enjoy a festive meal and beautiful San Francisco view while mixing […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement in the Bay Area

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement in the Bay Area  Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:00 am – 1:30 pm San Francisco International Airport Domestic Terminal 1 – Conference Room T1A (next to the Southwest Airlines counter) »See the agenda and program slides« Join us on October 18th at the San Francisco International Airport to learn […]

Comment Letter to EPA Regarding Uncertainties in Draft Aquatic Life Ambient Estuarine/Marine Water Quality Criteria for Copper 2016

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a draft Aquatic Life Ambient Estuarine/Marine Water Quality Criteria for Copper on July 29, 2016, for a 60-day public comment period. In short, the updated criteria aims to adopt new copper  standards to protect aquatic life, particularly in and around coastal harbors and marinas, by using the Biotic Ligand Model […]

BPC Seeking Marketing & Administrative Assistant

Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) Marketing and Administrative Assistant who is detail-oriented, resourceful and enthusiastic about helping us raise the profile of our influential, well-respected and dynamic nonprofit organization. The mission of BPC is to provide expert advocacy and facilitation to advance a strong industrial economy that supports a sustainable environment […]

BPC Workshop: Energy & Water Nexus Summit 5

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM* Monday, September 26, 2016 East Bay Municipal Utility District Oakland, CA »See the Agenda«  SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN 1-2 DAYS. This year’s Energy & Water Nexus Summit will feature a keynote presentation and three panels covering the topics of California’s drought; the future of raw […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Using a Programmatic Permitting Approach to Move Through the Corps’ Regulatory Process On Time and Under Budget

June 6, 2016 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Port of San Francisco San Francisco, CA 94111 Presented by BPC Member Dudek: Waterfront infrastructure repair and development projects in the Bay Area are regionally important and present unique regulatory and ecological challenges, particularly as policies continue to change and evolve. To address permitting challenges Regulatory Agencies […]

Mud Shortages Eroding California’s Climate Defenses

Mud Shortage Eroding California’s Climate Defenses Published: March 3rd, 2016 By John Upton OAKLAND, Calif. — As the birdwatchers of Arrowhead Marsh strain through binoculars for glimpses of California clapper rails, they could easily miss the warning signs of an obscure threat to the species’ survival. Grassy banks at the heart of the marsh are sloughing […]