California Water News for February 20, 2018

Union Democrat: California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters Mercury News: Coldest temperatures of the year blanket Bay Area, with a few record lows Chico Enterprise-Record: Many of north valley’s dams are deemed high-hazard Chico Enterprise-Record: Asbestos mitigation working at Oroville Dam spillway Court Victory: 10-Year California Water Transfer Program Failed Analysis & Disclosure Daily Press: DWR: Silverwood dam closed […]

Transportation News for February 20, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: To add housing, California must rethink transportation  San Francisco Chronicle: Poll says SF voters like Uber and Lyft but scrubs some unfavorable results San Francisco Chronicle: Oakland citizen oversight in limbo despite $600 million bond for repairs Mercury News: Could reversible lanes break up the highway clog? Mercury News: Roadshow: Self-driving cars won’t have warning signs […]

Energy News for February 20, 2018

Bloomberg: Israel to Export Natural Gas to Egypt in $15 Billion Deal Houston Chronicle: FERC may rethink pipeline permits when LNG is headed overseas The Associated Press: Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor The Bitter Southerner: A Pipeline In The Sand Fortune: Renewable Energy Surges to 18% of U.S. Power Mix Financial Times: Ministers warned on […]

Pacific Maritime Online Magazine News for February 16, 2018

      SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE      Rhetoric   By Chris Philips,  Managing Editor     A draft proposal released by the Trump administration includes 47 potential Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas lease sales, including 19 off the coast of Alaska and […]

ENS Federal Report for February 16, 2018

ENS Federal Report – February 16, 2018 View Report on ENS Website Share Tweet Link Forward White House Unveils Infrastructure Proposal This week, the White House released a 10-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal that seeks to dramatically shift the way in which the nation funds its long-term infrastructure needs.  The proposed budget was a drafted before the […]

CA Boating & Waterways Commission Tour & Meeting on February 21-22, 2018

The California Boating and Waterways Commission is holding a Tour and Meeting of the Boating and Waterways Commission on February 21-22, 2018 in Long Beach, California. Click here to see the agenda and tour details.

CA State Lands Commission Meeting Notice for February 27, 2018

  Greetings: The next meeting of the California State Lands Commission will occur on February 27, 2018 at 2 PM in Oakland, with an additional site in Rancho Palos Verdes to observe and testify. To view agenda, please visit: If you have any questions about this agenda, please email us

TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Returns to OAK After Positive Reviews

   P R E S S   R E L E A S E NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   High Demand Brings TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Back to OAK February 26th Appointments Available Now for 2-week Event at Oakland International Airport   The Event:          Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:                   February 26th – March 9th, […]

Energy News for February 16, 2018

  The Hill: EPA penalties for polluters cut in half under Trump, study finds The Hill: Court rules Energy Dept. must implement Obama efficiency rules Bloomberg: Oil Set for Weekly Gain as Dollar Weakens, Markets Stabilize Platts: OPEC drafting agreement to institutionalize market cooperation with Russia, other allies Bloomberg: OPEC Considers Moving the Goalposts – Here’s Where They Might Go […]

California Water News for February 16, 2018

SFGate: Why meteorologists say even a ‘Miracle March’ can’t save California’s dismally dry winter San Francisco Chronicle: Dry weather expected to persist in most of California Bloomberg: Snow-Starved California Could Face Another Drought Chico Enterprise-Record: Assemblyman James Gallagher brings group of legislators to Oroville Dam Brentwood Press: Changes to California WaterFix have opponents requesting new permit approval Water Deeply: Ninth Circuit […]