California Water News for March 14, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Rains pound Northern California, but no ‘March miracle’ likely Grist: Lack of snowpack leaves the West hung out to dry Supervisors hear plan to clear trees killed by drought, beetles Chico Enterprise-Record: DWR submits plans to address Oroville Dam forensic report NRDC: Dam Advocates “Pound the Table” at the CA Water Commission Earth Island Journal: Mega dams Are […]

Transportation News for March 13, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Tobacco, taxes, Tasers — they’re all on San Francisco’s June ballot  San Francisco Chronicle: Rare FasTrak glitch: His car was in Orange County but he got a ticket in the Bay Area  San Francisco Chronicle: Lyft touts fast growth rate, but leaves out details  East Bay Times: ‘Bridges, not walls:’ Brown invites Trump to visit high-speed […]

Energy News for March 13, 2018

Reuters: Saudi Aramco international listing looks increasingly difficult: sources Washington Examiner: The Pentagon is quietly moving forward on biofuel deals. Republicans want to stop it Financial Times: Will US shale give the refining industry indigestion? Bloomberg: Oil Sands Upgraders May Make a Comeback Amid Pipeline Crisis Bloomberg: Natural Gas Exporters Want Oil-Linked Pricing to Maintain Supply Washington Examiner: Pipeline approvals get […]

California Water News for March 13, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Storm triggers evacuations in Santa Barbara County: ‘Don’t be fooled into thinking that this can’t happen again’ Sacramento Bee: This week’s storms could drop 100 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada California Weather Blog: ‘March Mitigation’ commences as unusually cold late-season storm sequence arrives Sacramento Bee: Last California drought one of the worst since Columbus […]

EBMUD Job Opportunities for the Week of March 12, 2018

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Transportation News for March 12, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: California high-speed rail project facing more delays, higher costs  East Bay Times: High speed, high cost: Bullet train price tag reaches $77.3 billion, four years behind schedule  San Francisco Chronicle: At long last, Wi-Fi coming to BART, Caltrain — in 3 to 4 years  San Francisco Chronicle: What other Bay Area transit agencies are doing about […]

Energy News for March 12, 2018

Financial Times: Saudi Aramco IPO delayed until 2019, UK officials told Politico: Schwarzenegger to Sue Big Oil for ‘First-Degree Murder’ The New York Times: Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’ The Wall Street Journal: OPEC Divided on the Right Price for Oil Politico: Oil industry falls out of love with Trump Washington Examiner: Power grid operators say they […]

California Water News for March 12, 2018

AccuWeather: Incoming stormy pattern to aid California drought conditions, hinder travel Chico Mercury Register: 90 years later, St. Francis Dam failure parallels Oroville Dam crisis Chico Enterprise-Record: Letter: Oroville City Council needs to demand dam safety Mercury News: Editorial: Prop. 68 water, parks bond deserves Californians’ support Herald and News: Opinion: Shrinking snowpack calls for new water infrastructure Mercury News: California […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine for March 9, 2018

  FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION   INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE     There’s One Born Every Minute By Chris Philips, Managing Editor   Many in the maritime industry have been proactive in calling for the establishment of international standards controlling air emissions from ships. In 2007, the World Shipping Council supported […]

ENS Resources Federal Report for March 9, 2018

ENS Federal Report – March 9, 2018 View Report on ENS Website Share Tweet Link Forward Omnibus Spending Package Negotiators Working to Reach Finish Line Disagreement over several contentious policy riders has complicated the path to completing a $1.3 trillion fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill.  The standoff has raised a red flag over the […]