BPC Submits Support Letter for the Bay Restoration Regulatory Interagency Team

On May 25 BPC submitted a Letter to the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (SFBRA) in support of the proposed Bay Restoration Regulatory Integration Team (BRRIT) and its accompanying Bay Restoration Policy and Management Team (BRPMT). With the BRRIT and accompanying BRPMT, SFBRA has the opportunity to improve the permitting process and policies for multi-benefit […]

BPC Joins Call to Action for State Investment in San Francisco Bay Wetlands Restoration

On May 2 BPC joined a coalition of Bay Area organizations to call on Assembly Members Phil Ting and Richard Bloom and Senators Holly Mitchell and Bob Wieckowski to include robust funding in the state legislature’s 2018 budget for critical wetlands restoration in San Francisco Bay. Seeking $50 million, this investment by the state would […]

Save The Date: May 30th, Sea Change SMC Next Steps Meeting!

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SFBJV – The Bulletin for April 25, 2018

                        THE BULLETIN                      timely news from the SFBJV      April 25, 2018      photo by Michael Macor with San Francisco Chronicle       Michael Macor Thank You Bay Area!  The first measure AA funds to be distributed provide close to 20 million dollars for 8 […]

The Bulletin from SFBJV

                        THE BULLETIN                      timely news from the SFBJV      April 4, 2018      Climate Change Policy White Paper   Available now for You!   We are pleased to share with you a new resource that our Government Affairs Committee has been developing over the past year.  […]

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 […]

State Water Board Anticipates Revised Draft for Waters of the State Procedures to be Released in May

BPC CEO John Coleman participated in a conference call on February 16th updating interested stakeholders on the State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Water Board) proposal to include a “State Wetlands Definition and Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Material to Waters of the State” in the forthcoming Water Quality Control Plan for Inland […]

Invitation- Resilient by Design: Kickoff Celebration – Sept. 10th, Richmond

Resilient by Design I Bay Area Challenge  Kickoff Celebration   Dear Bay Area Leaders   I serve on the Executive Board of the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge.  As such, I want to cordially invite you to attend the Kick-Off Ceremony Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Richmond, California.    We will officially announce the 10 Design Teams […]

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one BY RYAN SABALOW AND DALE KASLER rsabalow@sacbee.com JULY 28, 2017 1:45 PM President Donald Trump’s administration gave California land developers and farmers a reason to cheer when the White House last month rolled back controversial regulations for wetlands imposed during the […]

San Francisco Chronicle: Will SF Bay wetlands restoration be a casualty of EPA cuts?

Will SF Bay wetlands restoration be a casualty of EPA cuts?     By Carolyn Lochhead,  Friday, March 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration could eliminate all federal funding for wetlands restoration in San Francisco Bay, according to a budget plan that has shocked local and state officials, but is just one piece of broad […]