Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for August 17, 2018

    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE      Emitters   By Chris Philips,  Managing Editor     As the joke goes, cattle roam in herds, a group of geese is a gaggle, and a collection of hybrid cars is a smug. Spend any time on Interstate […]

Bank of the West US Outlook Report for August 17, 2018

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California Water News for August 17, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Delta tunnels cost soars to nearly $20 billion when accounting for inflation SFGATE: California’s 20-pound invasive nutria problem could be worse than previously imagined Los Angeles Times: Climate change is helping crank up the temperatures of California’s heat waves Modesto Bee: State water board won’t vote next week on controversial river flow plan Mountain Democrat: Honey sweetens ditch […]

Energy News for August 17, 2018

Reuters: U.S. approves Cheniere bid to feed first gas to Texas LNG plant The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Signals It Could Sanction China Over Iran Oil Imports The Associated Press: Interior Department eyes protected Arctic land for drilling Platts: PNG LNG set to cut spot sales with new BP mid-term supply deal Reuters: Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill […]

Transportation News for August 17, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Scooter wars: SF may penalize Lyft, Uber for ride-hail misdeeds  San Francisco Chronicle: Tiny houses for homeless inching their way into SF’s strategy  East Bay Times: New phone theft wave aboard BART trains  East Bay Times: Tubes between Oakland and Alameda to close  Mercury News: Driver manuals are a favorite target for car thieves  Los Angeles Times: Gavin […]

CalOES – California Weekly Weather Threat Briefing – August 15, 2018

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State Water Resources Control Board – August 21-22 Board Meeting – Revised Agenda

   This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board Attached is an Revised Agenda for the August 21-22, 2018 Board Meeting.  Item 4 (Consideration of a proposed Resolution to adopt amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary and adopt the Final Substitute Environmental Document) will […]

CMANC Fall Meeting – Draft Agenda – Friday, September 14

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California Water News for August 16, 2018

The Guardian: California v nutria: state seeks to eradicate scourge of giant rodents News Deeply: How Ranchers Are Getting by With Less Water Across the West The Press: California WaterFix start dates raise red flags Union Democrat: Fixing $21M in storm damage continues at Hetch Hetchy’s Moccasin dam and reservoir Alpenhorn News: Lake Gregory Dam Project Community Meeting in Crestline […]

Energy News for August 16, 2018

Platts: US EIA says Gulf Coast sets refinery throughput record Financial Times: BP bets big on shale for its US comeback Houston Chronicle: Texas oilfield services companies file more than half of US oilfield bankruptcies Reuters: BNSF adds to restrictions on older oil-tank cars ahead of phase-out: sources HuffPost: Fracking Water Use Skyrockets, Creating 1,440 Percent More Toxic Wastewater Financial […]