USACE Releases 2018 NLAA Program Criteria

The San Francisco District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in cooperation with the USACE’s Sacramento District and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) California Coastal and Central Valley Divisions in NMFS’ West Coast Region has released the final version of its Proposed Additional Procedures and Criteria for Permitting Projects under a Programmatic […]

WRDA and USACE Update

The Senate still has yet to debate and vote on the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (S. 2800) despite efforts to bring it to the floor before its August recess. This bill is the Senate version of the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives June 8 in an […]

USACE Hopper Dredge Recapitalization Analysis

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BPC Dredging & Beneficial Reuse Committee Meets with Corps on Strategic Placement Framework Study

Members of BPC’s Dredging & Beneficial Reuse Committee had the special opportunity to discuss the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) Draft Strategic Placement Framework Report with Corps staff on June 4. Craig Conner (Long Term Management Strategy Program Manager and Flood Risk Manager, San Francisco District) and Thomas Williams (Deputy District Engineer for […]

White House Proposes Shifting Corps Dredging to DOT

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Pacific Maritime Online Magazine for June 19, 2018

      SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE      Can You Dig It?   By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     In mid-April, Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of Organization for International Investment, wrote a piece for the Wall Street Journal in which she claimed that […]

ESTUARY News for June

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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 […]

US Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice: SPK-2015-01087, Programmatic Agreement Development

SPK-2015-01087, Programmatic Agreement Development Posted: 3/13/2018 Expiration date: 3/13/2018 Comments Period: March 12, 2018 – April 13, 2018 SUBJECT: The Regulatory Program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Sacramento, San Francisco, and Los Angeles Districts (Districts) proposes to develop a programmatic agreement (PA) as a program alternative for compliance with Section 106 of […]

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. […]