Water Hyacinth Treatments for September 25 Though September 28, 2017

  FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM   Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways   Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose   Treatments for September 25 thru September 28, 2017     Snodgrass Slough   June 29,2017 July 11, 2017 July 19, 2017   The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) recently […]

Agenda for SWRCB Board Meeting on October 3, 2017

The agenda for the Board meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board is now available. Click here to view the agenda.

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for September 22, 2017

  SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION     INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Dream the Impossible  By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     In June, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia reaffirmed their pledge to make the twin ports of the San Pedro Bay “global models for cleaner air, […]

Energy News for September 22, 2017

Reuters: Oil prices narrowly higher as producers meet on output pact The Associated Press: Appeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulations Reuters: OPEC panel to discuss extending oil cut deal, tracking exports The Wall Street Journal: Natural Gas Settles Lower on Larger-Than-Expected Inventory Build The Charlotte Business Journal: Duke Energy proposes first utility-scale battery storage projects in the Carolinas […]

Bank of the West US Outlook Report for September 22, 2017

US Outlook Report: Global Economy Firing on All Cylinders We have written about this before, but it bears repeating today.  One of the reasons the FOMC felt comfortable going ahead with the balance sheet normalization plan and signaling another rate hike before the end of the year was the significant progress that has been made […]

California Water News for September 22, 2017

East Bay Times: East Bay water board backs Delta tunnels project Reuters: EPA labs across U.S. face consolidation as budget cuts loom Bakdersfield.com: Dam contract: Construction on Isabella Lake Dam to start this year The Press: Delta Tunnels opponents file third lawsuit Red Green & Blue: Delta tunnels: California’s biggest water district says they’re “Not economically viable” LA Times: The myths […]

Transportation News for September 21, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: SF supes want small businesses bailed out for impact of subway construction  San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: BART — we want better system, not free rides  East Bay Times: Peterson: Legislator wants to hold BART accountable but don’t hold your breath  East Bay Times: Parking by the purple: A long-term Walnut Creek solution  Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway 101 […]

Energy News for September 21, 2017

The Associated Press: North Dakota settles with Dakota Access pipeline builder Law360: Fed. Court Can’t Hear Oil Well Spat Against Ill., Judge Says Reuters: Energy contract lawsuits expected to jump in Harvey’s wake The Wall Street Journal: Lower U.S. Oil Prices Are a Shot in the Arm for Crude Exports The New York Times: Hurricane Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico […]

California Water News for September 21, 2017

S.F. Chronicle: How ready will Bay Area be for next big quake? Time: Climate Change Is Already Making People Sicker Washington Post: At EPA, guarding the chief pulls agents from pursuing environmental crimes Aqua Now: Oroville Dam Highlights California Water Infrastructure “Falling Apart” Cap Radio: Lessons From Oroville Dam: New Report Calls For Changes The Local DK: Denmark makes deal on […]

Bank of the West – Instant Analysis of Today’s FOMC Decision for September

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