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City to seek funding for wetland park at Alameda Point - September 24, 2020
As currently envisioned, park construction will entail removing old pavement and softening the edge of the western side of the Seaplane Lagoon which will allow water into the park and become adaptable to sea level rise. A tidal channel...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:52 PM
Navy digs up petroleum contamination in rare cleanup action - September 2, 2020
In August 2020, after almost two decades of investigation and treatment efforts, the Navy resorted to a rarely used option of digging up all of the soil down to the water table and hauling most of it away.
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:48 PM
Wetland contract awarded for Alameda Point - August 28, 2020
On August 7, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a services contract to Adanta, Inc. of Napa to expand and enhance an existing wetland on the Veterans Affairs (VA) property at Alameda Point. The wetland project is being implemented...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:45 PM
New generation of Great Blue Herons born in cypress rookery - August 9, 2020
The cypress trees in the wetland near the proposed DePave Park at Alameda Point have served as a safe and secure nesting site for Great Blue Herons for many years. This year is no exception, despite the trees having died and barely standing...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:38 PM
Navy stabilizes shoreline at Alameda Point - April 4, 2020
The reinforcement of this Estuary shoreline, including several hundred feet on the Bay side, ensures that both shorelines remain stable. This area includes two cleanup sites, totaling nearly 100 acres.
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:25 PM
Mystery rocket company goes public at Alameda Point - February 23, 2020
“Astra has raised more than $100 million from investors including Acme, Advance, Airbus Ventures, Canaan Partners, Innovation Endeavors, and Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff,” reported Bloomberg News. Besides the commercial market for...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:20 PM
VA plans to use fuel oil for heating buildings - February 21, 2020
The heating system for the VA’s medical clinic and offices, as currently proposed, will utilize a boiler system heated by fuel oil. The VA Project Manager, Kelvin Slaton, recently confirmed that it will be installing an underground fuel oil...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:12 PM
Soil cover being installed at future park site - September 2, 2019
The Navy made significant headway in June and July of 2019 on its third and final environmental remediation soil-cover project on the Alameda Point airfield, with 7,289 truckloads of soil being hauled in from an East Bay Municipal Utility...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 2:57 PM
Planning Board Mtg, Dec. 9, 2019 - Site A, amendments to Block 11 and waterfront park...
Changes are proposed for residential unit size, amount of retail space and stormwater drainage on Block 11. Changes to landscaping and drainage are being proposed for the waterfront park.
Added: Dec 4, 2019 at 7:39 PM
City Council agenda item, October 15, 2019, regarding planning for DePave Park
The proposed shoreline ecological park is on the west side of the Seaplane Lagoon. It is highlighted in the 2019 Climate Action and Resiliency Plan (CARP) as an adaptation measure for "Increasing Resiliency for Shoreline, Natural, and...
Added: Dec 4, 2019 at 5:09 PM

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