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. […]

BPC Welcome Luncheon for Lieutenant Colonel Travis J. Rayfield

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Lake Chalet Oakland, CA Bay Planning Coalition is honored to be holding a welcome luncheon for the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Travis J. Rayfield, on October 3rd in Oakland. We are seeking sponsors for this event and hope you will […]

New PIANC Reports and Sailing Ahead Newsletter

1. The PIANC e-newsletter ‘Sailing Ahead’ – August 2017 edition has been released today. You can access it at 2.  Reports from PIANC InCom WG 173 – ‘Movable Bridges and Rolling Gates Design, Maintenance and Operation – Lessons Learnt’ and PIANC RecCom WG 177 – ’10 Years of the Marina Excellence Design ‘Jack Nichol’ Award […]

USACE Strategic Placement Project Key Stakeholders Meeting on June 7, 2016

The US Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, is meeting today, June 7, 2016, for a Key Stakeholders Presentation for the Strategic Placement Project. Click here to view the agenda and related attachments.

USACE Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits

On June 2, 2016 the United States Army Corps of Engineers issued a Notice of proposed rulemaking to reissue and modify Nationwide Permits. The Notice has been published in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment period. For more information, including a summary of the proposal, click here.  Comments must be submitted on or before […]

Law 360: High Court Allows Challenges To Army Corps Water Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday that federal courts can review Army Corps of Engineers determinations that a wetland is subject to Clean Water Act regulations, a win for landowners who complained they faced unreasonable hurdles when they disagreed with the agency’s finding. ENVIRONMENTAL Tuesday, May 31, 2016 BREAKING: High Court Allows Challenges To Army […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Using a Programmatic Permitting Approach to Move Through the Corps’ Regulatory Process On Time and Under Budget

June 6, 2016 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Port of San Francisco San Francisco, CA 94111 Presented by BPC Member Dudek: Waterfront infrastructure repair and development projects in the Bay Area are regionally important and present unique regulatory and ecological challenges, particularly as policies continue to change and evolve. To address permitting challenges Regulatory Agencies […]

Agenda for DMMO Meeting on March 9, 2016

Click here to view the agenda for the DMMO meeting on March 9, 2016.  Please review the DMMO web page at for changes to this agenda. NOTE: The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).  The address is 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600, San Francisco.  Please […]

USACE Preparing EIS on Movement of Goods between San Francisco Bay and Port of Stockton

USACE – Port of Stockton EIS  The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued a notice stating that it is preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate the efficiency of the movement of goods along the existing deep-draft navigation route extending from San Francisco Bay to the Port of Stockton. Comments must be received […]