DMMO Announces 2018 Dredging Plans for Richmond Outer Harbor

At the Dredged Material Management Office’s meeting on May 23, it was announced that the Richmond Outer Harbor will be dredged to a limited degree in 2018 despite initial concerns that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) would not undertake any dredging of the area in 2018. The USACE’s application for the project states […]

WRDA 2018 Legislation Introduced in House, Passes Unanimously in Senate Committee

On May 22 the U.S. Senate’s version of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018), known in the Senate as America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, passed unanimously in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. The U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s leaders introduced the bipartisan WRDA 2018 legislation on May […]

BPC Convenes Congressional Meeting to Discuss Dredging for Richmond Outer Harbor & Pinole Shoal Channels

BPC has been working with key regulatory agencies and stakeholders to understand the limited dredging schedule that was implemented for the Richmond Outer Harbor channel and subsequently the Pinole Shoal channel in 2017. On February 1st, Congressmen Mark DeSaulnier (District 11) and Mike Thompson (District 5) convened a meeting with BPC and key stakeholders, including: U.S. […]