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  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay.    “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water Division Director […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft of the Environmental Assessment/Environmental Impact Report for maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation Channels in San Francisco Bay is now available for review.  The Draft EA/EIR was prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) to address the potential environmental effects of the maintenance dredging of […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Chief of Engineers signed a report last week recommending Congress authorize the first phase of the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project for construction. The Santa Clara Valley Water District and State Coastal Conservancy have been working in partnership with the Army Corps for more than 10 years on this major […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Final General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project are now available online, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project was originally authorized by Congress in the Rivers and Harbors (R&H) Act of […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water) has resumed pre-construction activities in Alviso, California, delivering on a long-made promise to protect shoreline communities in Santa Clara County from devastating flooding. The work on the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project started in May, but paused for a few weeks in June after a project biologist […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting proposals for nearly $5 million dollars in grants intended to protect and restore San Francisco Bay watersheds, wetlands and prevent polluted runoff. Projects funded under this award will receive between $800,000 and $2 million, and will focus on water quality results, such as the restoration of impaired […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel working in collaboration with CMA CGM, the third-largest shipping group, San Francisco Bar Pilots, Starlight Marine Services, Foss Maritime and AmNav, tested the Bay Area’s capability to tow ultra-large container ship during a drill Wednesday, May 21. The ship used for this drill was CMA CGM’s Centaurus, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s San Francisco District Commander, LTC Travis Rayfield, signed an agreement with leaders from the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the California State Coastal Conservancy yesterday on a $177 million landmark project to reduce the risk of flooding in a densely populated region of the South Bay. The project will safeguard homes and businesses […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A wealthy region of the Bay Area that is home to the world’s most profitable companies yet on the frontline of threatened sea level rise has been given reassurance by the Army Corps of Engineers and California’s senior senator that help is on the way. Ten years in the making, the South San Francisco Bay […]

  • 15 October 2007

    San Francisco city officials say that if they could find funding, they would like to see a modern cruise ship terminal go in at piers 27 and 31 in the San Francisco Bay. Shorenstein Properties plans to present their $145 million proposal

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Bay Ship & Yacht shipyard, located on San Francisco Bay in the island City of Alameda, recently rolled the cradled Research Vessel or… (baycrossings) [mappress] Source: baycrossings, June 15, 2011

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SCAPE Landscape Architecture has just released renderings and images of the Public Sediment, a living infrastructure proposal for the San Francisco Baylands that will invest in marshes and mudflats to buffer vulnerable communities and ecosystems from the threats of sea level rise. The proposal is developed for the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, a […]

  • 25 August 2014

    The disabled mixed-products tanker Pine Galaxy is expected to arrive in San Francisco later this week, according to the US Coast Guard. The Bahamian-registered ship, which is being towed by a commercial tug, reportedly encountered heavy weather that slowed its progress. Pine Galaxy experienced an engine room fire on Aug. 13 that resulted in the […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Ashtead Technology has supplied Edgetech 6205 interferometric sonar to Fugro for the acquisition of imagery and bathymetry data while surveying the San Francisco Bay. By mounting Edgetech 6205 sonars to Fugro’s M/V Locator and M/V Julie Ann survey vessels, Fugro surveyed 422 square kilometers of the bay. In addition to 550-kHz sidescan sonar imagery, each survey line also acquired swath […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Four of Moffatt & Nichol’s key wetland restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area have returned to natural marshland. The most recent is at Bair Island in San Mateo County, one of California’s largest wetland restoration projects at 1400 acres. The entire project involved placing over one million cubic yards of fill to raise […]

  • 12 November 2007

    The entire crew of the cargo ship that sideswiped a bridge, causing San Francisco Bay’s worst oil spill in nearly two decades, were being held for questioning as part of a criminal investigation, a Coast Guard official said Sunday.