US Army Corps of Engineers Releases WRDA 2016 Implementation Guidance

US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Headquarters released Implementation Guidance this month for WRDA (Water Resources Development Act) 2016. In it includes Guidance for Section 1122 (Beneficial Use of Dredged Material, Special Rule and Disposal at Non-Federal Cost), which BPC and other key organizations helped to develop. We continue to advocate at the highest level […]

DMMO Meeting Agenda for Jan. 24, 2018

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BPC Continues Advocacy Around Limited Richmond Outer Harbor Dredging Schedule

As we reported in our November Newsletter, Douglas W. Lamont, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) recently provided a response to a letter sent in September by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier and Rep. Mike Thompson regarding the limited dredging schedule of the Richmond Outer Harbor and the Pinole […]

USACE Responds to Congressional Inquiry Regarding Limited Dredging Schedule

On November 1, Douglas W. Lamont, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) provided a response to a letter sent in September by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier and Rep. Mike Thompson regarding the limited dredging schedule of the Richmond Outer Harbor and Pinole Shoal that was announced by […]

BPC Dredging Workshop Looks at Planning, Permitting, and Funding for 2018 and Beyond

For over 30 years, BPC has worked to ensure that the region’s channels and harbors are dredged to adequate navigation depths and to advocate for an economic and science based approach for a rational dredging policy in the san Francisco Bay-Delta region. While the region and its issues related to the maritime industry have evolved […]

2017 Dredging & Beneficial Reuse Workshop

BPC WORKSHOP Dredging and Beneficial Reuse Planning, Permitting, and Funding for 2018 November 13, 2017 Port of Oakland PROGRAM PRESENTATION SLIDES SEDIMATCH FACT SHEET Join us for one of Bay Planning Coalition’s hallmark events! This year’s Dredging & Beneficial Reuse Workshop will provide attendees with the latest information on beneficial reuse opportunities around San Francisco Bay, a full […]

DMMO – Agenda for September 20, 2017 Meeting

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WEDA Newsletter – August 2017

Newsletter – August 2017   We appreciate you taking the time to read the August 2017 edition of the WEDA Newsletter. As a loyal member or affiliate of WEDA, you are the driving force behind the association’s achievements and the reason for our ongoing commitment to use all feedback we receive and make necessary changes […]

DMMO Meeting Agenda for Aug 23, 2017

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BPC Voices Concerns, Recommendations on Dredging Study Presented to RMP

In 2016, the San Francisco Estuary Institute’s (SFEI) Regional Monitoring Program (RMP) approached Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) to receive input on developing the program’s dredger fee schedule for 2017-2019. As an organization that was founded on dredging issues in San Francisco Bay and a representative of the dredging industry in the region, BPC was excited […]