Staying Afloat: San Francisco Bay Marinas Face Unique Challenges

Despite being one of the nation’s premier boating regions, San Francisco Bay is seeing a decline in its number of marinas. Five have closed in the last ten years, all in the South Bay, and two more are expected to shut down in the near future. The decline in marinas has also coincided with the […]

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 […]

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 […]