In March, the Navy released a draft work plan to investigate soil and groundwater at the former Firefighter Training Area at Alameda Point to determine the extent of the contamination and whether the chemicals are being released into the...
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Navy to investigate fire suppression foam contamination - April 8, 2021
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:33 PM
New housing law hampers economic development at Alameda Point - March 25, 2021
Assembly Bill No. 1486 requires cities, counties, special districts, and the state to first offer any and all “surplus” land to affordable housing developers before it can be leased for more than one year or sold. This legislation amended the...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:30 PM
Artisan bakery bringing in the dough for social good - February 3, 2021
A new artisan bakery with a noble mission is coming to Alameda. Firebrand Artisan Breads of Oakland will be moving most of its production facilities to a renovated warehouse at Alameda Point in the coming months, bringing most of its 90...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:27 PM
Saildrone launches world’s largest deep ocean exploration drone - January 25, 2021
Saildrone, Inc. has launched a 72 foot (22 m) version of its uncrewed surface vehicles, known as saildrones. Powered by wind and solar energy, saildrones are capable of extreme-duration missions of up to 12 months in the open ocean.
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:24 PM
Dune Restoration, Shoreline Project Completed - January 24, 2021
The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) completed its beach and dune improvement project at Alameda Point in December 2020. The complete facelift comes on the heels of the city upgrading the nearby boat ramp.
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:20 PM
Decades-long groundwater solvent cleanup completed at Building 5 - December 17, 2020
The Navy has spent some 30 years, starting before the base closed, mapping the geology and groundwater flow, drilling wells, taking water samples, plotting the extent of contamination, creating 3-D models of the contamination, creating health...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:17 PM
Marine Conservation, Wildlife, and Recreation Area proposed for General Plan - November...
This waterway hosts a complex web of life, from the creatures and vegetation living in the seabed sediment and on the rock walls and rocky shoreline, to the fish, marine mammals and birds that depend on it for food, resting, reproducing and...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:14 PM
Makani Energy lost its green - October 24, 2020
Makani Energy, the developer of the flying kite that produces energy, is no longer being funded by the green dollars from Google’s parent company Alphabet. The announcement from Alphabet came in February 2020. Soon thereafter, an auction...
Added: May 5, 2021 at 5:10 PM
Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal and Bay Trail updates – October 1, 2020
The Seaplane Lagoon Ferry Terminal construction and a section of the Bay Trail are completed. The trail is open, but the opening of the ferry terminal is delayed due to the impact of COVID-19 on ridership.
Added: May 5, 2021 at 3:56 PM
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