Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for March 24, 2017

    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE     All Stick, No Carrot   By Chris Philips, Managing Editor      The 16th annual California Maritime Leadership Symposium took place last month in Sacramento, California. Past CMLS conferences have been operations-related, well organized and well attended. […]

Transportation News for March 24, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART extension to South Fremont set to open San Francisco Chronicle: Carpool cheats on favorite back door to Bay Bridge forces changes San Francisco Chronicle: Washington’s politics shouldn’t block a needed Caltrain upgrade Mercury News: Trump, Chao get an earful on Caltrain funds from Silicon Valley leaders Mercury News: Los Gatos: Summer street repaving plans approved Mercury […]

Energy News for March 24, 2017

Financial Times: Shell offloads Gabon assets to Carlyle-backed group Bloomberg News: Venezuela’s Fuel Shortage Is Getting Worse Financial Times: Eni makes significant oil discovery off Mexican coast Bloomberg News: TransCanada Granted Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline The Hill: Court rejects green group’s claim of pro-pipeline bias at regulator Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau: Are Florida voters getting burned by […]

California Water and Drought News for March 24, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Damage, design flaws in Oroville Dam spillway point to lengthy repairs, consultants say Los Angeles Times: Another reservoir overflows as Northern California receives more rain Associated Press: New storm heads toward California Sacramento Bee: Sacramento’s rainfall year in top 10 when it comes to wettest ever CBS Sacramento: Temporary Fix For Oroville Dam Spillway Could Involve Making … […]

BPC 2017 Spring Summit

Please join Bay Planning Coalition for our   2017 Spring Summit Uncharted Waters: Finding Opportunity in Uncertainty   Thursday, May 11 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Oakland Scottish Rite Center   This full day event brings together leaders in industry, commerce and regional planning and infrastructure from across the wider Bay Area to discuss key policy issues affecting […]

Transportation News for March 23, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Believe it or not, people are actually leaving Yelp reviews for Bay Area roads and tunnels Mercury News: San Jose: New group demands traffic calming solutions in Willow Glen Mercury News: Palo Alto: Tab for dump-truck damage to Embarcadero overpass could be $1 million Mercury News: How San Jose can make bicycling less stressful Mercury News: Roadshow: […]

Energy News for March 23, 2017

Reuters: As Trump targets energy rules, oil companies downplay their impact Reuters: U.S. crude stockpiles at record high as imports surge: EIA Houston Chronicle: Texas tries to join fight against BLM methane regulations KTVA: Japanese company withdraws plans for $1 billion LNG plant at Port MacKenzie The Wall Street Journal: Sinopec to Buy Chevron’s South Africa Assets for $900 Million […]

California Water and Drought News for March 23, 2017

Wall Street Journal: California’s Central Valley Farmers Bemoan Water Allocation New York Times: From the California Sky, Measuring All That Snow Sacramento Bee: Despite Trump promise and a wet winter, California farmers don’t get … East Bay Times: Editorial: DWR’s handling of Oroville Dam crisis keeps getting worse Sacramento Bee: When it comes to roads and dams, Jerry Brown isn’t […]

Press Release: Reclamation Announces the 2017 Water Supply Allocation for the Central Valley Project

Mid-Pacific Region Sacramento, Calif. MP-17-051 Media Contact: Russell Grimes, 916-978-5100, rwgrimes@usbr.gov For Immediate Release: March 22, 2017 Reclamation Announces the 2017 Water Supply Allocation for the Central Valley Project SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation today announced the 2017 water supply allocation for the remaining Central Valley Project contractors. On Feb. 28, 2017, Reclamation […]

CalDesal Legislative Alert

      Legislative Alert           Dear CalDesal Members,   Assembly Member Cunningham’s AB 554 has passed out of the Water, Parks and Wildlife committee!   The bill passed out of the committee with a vote of 9 Yes, 3 No, and 3 abstain – the bill will now be moved […]