Measure AA Update

Progress continues on the distribution of funds for wetland restoration established by Measure AA, a BPC-supported ballot measure passed in 2016. The related funds are expected to total $500 million over the next 20 years and are being distributed by the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority. Local public media outlet KQED has been posting stories […]

Measure AA on KQED

Click here KQED’s latest Measure AA coverage.

Bay Area Climate News from CRI – April 2018

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS FROM CRI April 2018      THE BIG PICTURE   GHG Emissions Rose in 2017 — Renewables growing fast…but not fast enough The New York Times breaks down the top 5 reasons why global GHGs rose in 2017. While renewables grew faster than any other energy sector, they couldn’t match the growth in overall energy demand. […]

Call for Applications to Serve on the Independent Citizens OVERSIGHT Committee

Call for Applications to Serve on the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee for the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Due March 30, 2018 Measure AA is expected to generate $25 million annually for Bay restoration over the next 20 years.   Funding from this measure will allow for the restoration of thousands of acres of natural habitat […]

SFBRA Now Accepting Project Proposals for Measure AA Funds

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (SFBRA) is now accepting Request for Proposals (RFPs) and grant applications for year one of its grant program. Funded by Measure AA (The san Francisco Bay Clean Water, Pollution Prevention and Habitat Restoration Measure), the grant program will go to support shoreline projects that protect and restore San Francisco […]

Measure AA passed. Now what?

On June 7, Measure AA, a ballot initiative first endorsed by Bay Planning Coalition in May 2014, passed with 69.08% of the vote. It was on the ballot in the nine Bay Area counties where it creates a $12 per parcel tax that will raise $500 million over the next 20 years that will be […]

Measure AA Expected to Pass with Two-Thirds Vote

The Mercury News: Landmark San Francisco Bay parcel tax for wetlands, flood control appears to win By Paul Rogers, progers@bayareanewsgroup.com Measure AA, a landmark $12 annual parcel tax in all nine Bay Area counties to fund wetlands restoration and flood control projects around San Francisco Bay’s shoreline, appears to have won approval from voters. The measure, […]

Measure AA Supported by Environmental Groups and Industry

Richmond Standard: Measure AA supported by both environmental groups and industry Lewis, who spoke Friday to a crowd of 200 at the Bay Planning Coalition’s annual Spring Summit on a panel entitled, “Can We Dig Ourselves Out of What’s Coming? Dredging, Beneficial Reuse, and Measure AA,” said the list of Measure AA supporters is long and includes not only residents but also Gov. Jerry Brown, […]