Tag: Brenda Bass

CalChamber, Coalition Support Healthy Rivers and Landscapes Update to Water Plan

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of statewide organizations has asked the State Water Resources Control Board to support a novel approach...

New Report Summarizes California’s Water Year, Urges Better Water Management

In 2023, California experienced whiplash weather events — successive atmospheric rivers at the beginning of the year, an epic snowpack and a rare summer...

Major Water Project Moves Two Steps Closer to Final Project Approval

In recent days, the long-awaited Sites Reservoir project in Northern California reached two key milestones that put it incredibly close to final project approval...

State Water Board Moves Ahead on Draft Plan to Stabilize Water Supply

The State Water Resources Control Board recently took the newest steps in managing water supply and water quality in the Delta region. On September 28,...

CalChamber, Coalition Join Forces to Stop, Improve Major Water Rights Legislation

After strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition of public and private water agencies and users, legislative committees earlier...
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Executive Action Directs Storm Flows to Recharge Groundwater

California’s recent storms have pounded the state, quickly moving the state from extreme drought to flood conditions. Since January, California has seen repeated flooding...

Governor Issues Order to Increase Water Held in Reservoirs

Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order intended to allow officials to hold more water in reservoirs. The order updates an...

Coastal Commission to Consider Project to Bring Reliable Water to Monterey Peninsula

A multi-pronged effort to bring a reliable, sustainable water supply to the Monterey Peninsula will be considered on November 17 by the California Coastal...
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Governor Signs a CalChamber-Supported Bill, Vetoes 3 Opposed Bills

Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills and signed a supported bill this week. The Governor also signed a CalChamber job...

CalChamber Urges Governor to Veto New Water Quality Permit Requirement Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could subject a wide range of businesses and other facilities, such as office buildings, warehouses, hospitals, and...
Brenda Bass

Water Attorney Joins CalChamber Policy Team

Brenda Bass has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate specializing in water supply and storage issues. She came to the CalChamber...