Experts Assess the Impacts of Climate Change on California Land Use Law at BPC’s CEQA Update

Lawyers, planners, and land use policy experts alike gathered on Tuesday, October 17th for Bay Planning Coalition’s CEQA Update: Climate Change & Hot Topics Review. One of BPC’s signature annual events, the CEQA Update provides a forum for experts to engage with stakeholders on compelling updates to the California Environmental Quality Act and California land use law in […]

Spotlight on Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay

This week Bay Planning Coalition held a sold out Expert Briefing event on Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay Area. (The agenda and presentation slides are available here.)   Below is a recap of the topics addressed by the three expert panelists: Robert Battalio, Environmental Science Associates Scott B. Birkey, Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP Ed Morales, […]

Agenda and Presentation Slides – Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay

Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Marsh Risk & Insurance Services San Francisco, CA CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAM CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PRESENTATION SLIDES (PDF) Join us for an Expert Briefing about the potential impacts of sea level rise to the […]

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING: Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay

Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Marsh Risk & Insurance Services San Francisco, CA CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAM CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PRESENTATION SLIDES (PDF) Join us for an Expert Briefing about the potential impacts of sea level rise to the […]

BPC Takes a Deeper Look at Abandoned & Derelict Vessels in San Francisco Bay

This past week, BPC staff was invited to attend an Abandoned Vessels Work Group meeting at the California State Lands Commission offices in Hercules. The meeting was attended by officials from numerous federal, state, and local agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Recreational Boating in Northern California

Recreational Boating in Northern California: Benefits and Challenges Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Brickyard Cove Marina 1150 Brickyard Cove Road, 3rd Floor Point Richmond, CA CLICK HERE TO VIEW PROGRAM AND PRESENTATIONS Developed by BPC’s newly formed Marinas and Boatyards Committee, this Briefing will take a comprehensive look at issues facing […]

CBS Reports on BPC’s Expert Briefing: Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement

Click here to listen to CBS’s report on Bay Planning Coalition’s Expert Briefing: Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement, including an interview with BPC CEO John Coleman.

BPC Expert Briefing Reveals Mixed News About The Region’s Earthquake Preparedness

Bay Planning Coalition’s Expert Briefing: Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement in the Bay Area, held this Tuesday at San Francisco International Airport, featured several key experts from the region’s infrastructure community and a revealing discussion about how goods movement and transportation will be affected following a major earthquake.   Click here to see the agenda […]

4th Annual CEQA Update is a Success

Our annual CEQA Update Expert Briefing took place on Wednesday, October 5, at the Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean office in Oakland. The 4th event of its kind, the CEQA Update is an opportunity to hear from a panel of experts on the topics of legislation and policy developments pertaining to land use in California, […]

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 […]