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 […]

Bank of the West US Outlook Report: Blowout Job Creation – But Wages Fail to Launch

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California Water News for March 9, 2018

California WaterBlog: Is Ecosystem-Based Management Legal for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta? PPIC: An Alternative Approach to Managing the Delta Water Deeply: California Fish Experts: Delta Tunnels Could Help Save Native Species AccuWeather: Weekend storm to deliver welcome rain to drought-stricken California Capital Public Radio: How NASA, Lasers And New Technology Help Measure California’s Snowpack With Exceptional Accuracy San Francisco Examiner: Planning Commission […]

Energy News for March 9, 2018

Reuters: White House sets biofuel meeting; Trump will not attend: sources Pacific Standard: A Top Adviser at the Department of the Interior Is Under Fire After Meeting Extensively With Oil and Mining Representatives Reuters: Oil up after sell-offs amid optimism about Trump meeting Kim The Wall Street Journal: Tellurian Has Held Talks With Chesapeake Energy on Louisiana Fields Axios: Forget […]

Transportation News for March 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: SF to automakers: We want demo of driverless cars before they hit city streets  San Francisco Chronicle: Start 2nd BART tube now, revitalize Alameda  Mercury News: Roadshow: No widening for Highway 1 at Half Moon Bay  Marin Independent Journal: Study planned on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge third westbound lane  Fairfield Daily Republic: Senior, disabled transportation summit set in […]

Energy News for March 8, 2018

Reuters: U.S. steel tariff could affect Shell Gulf of Mexico project decision – executive Bloomberg: The Next Entrant in the Shale Revolution? OPEC’s Saudi Arabia Axios: Shell CEO: Climate deal would help oil demand peak early Reuters: Oil and corn tout dueling studies on future of U.S. biofuel program  NBC News: Nor’easter slams East Coast with heavy snow, cuts power […]