Happy Earth Day

A monthly update from the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Written by Michelle Blackwell, Chair. In April, the Government Relations Committee meeting focused on water conservation and a discussion about the minimum wage proposals at the council. The current water year is one of the driest on record and EBMUD...

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West of Hills Northern Pipeline Final EIR Notice of Availability

Notice of Availability and Public Hearing Final Environmental Impact Report West of Hills Northern Pipelines Project The Board of Directors of the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is scheduled to consider certification of the West of Hills Northern Pipelines Project Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and approval of the project,...

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Fresh Air and Sewers

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. At the October 15th Government Relations Committee meeting, Chad Davisson from the City’s Wastewater Department and Sonam Sha-Paul from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) gave us an update on their programs, plans and projects. Richmond’s...

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West of Hills Northern Pipelines Project – EBMUD Draft Environmental Impact Report Now Available

Information by Michelle Blackwell, East Bay Municipal Utility District, May 14, 2013. The West of Hills Northern Pipelines Project involves construction of a total of about 8.5 miles of new water transmission pipelines (48-inches and 36-inches) some of which is in or near your street. The project includes four major...

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