California Water News for April 18, 2017

Sacramento Bee: State awards $275 million contract for Oroville Dam repairs Associated Press: Water flowing down damaged main spillway at Oroville Dam Ralph Vartabedian: Serious design, construction and maintenance defects doomed Oroville Dam, report says Valley Public Radio: California Farmers Say Rain Is A Good Thing, But Too Much Can Delay Planting, Harvest Water Deeply: Water Transfers: Crucial to Western […]

CASA Connects April 17, 2017

Please forward this newsletter to anyone who may be interested.                             April 17, 2017 CASA Urges Air Board to Remove Barriers to Biogas Production In comments submitted to the California Air Resources Board, CASA asked for assistance in eliminating unreasonable local air […]

EBMUD Job Opportunities for the week of April 17, 2017

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MTC: Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Environmental Impact Report released for public review

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040 has been released for public review. Access the Draft EIR document online here: The Draft EIR has been prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to analyze and disclose the potentially adverse significant impacts associated with implementation of theproposed Plan […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland exec says shipping line changes a good thing

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Port of Oakland exec says shipping line changes a good thing Bigger ships, new service, more efficient cargo handling Oakland, Calif. – April 17, 2017: A Port of Oakland executive is eager for changes in the way container shipping lines […]

Transportation News for April 17, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART to shell out big bucks to catch fare cheats East Bay Times: Peterson: BART’s sexual assault awareness advice takes a creepy turn San Francisco Chronicle: California lets Apple test self-driving cars San Francisco Chronicle: Geary Boulevard a hot mess of buses, cars, pedestrians and plans San Francisco Chronicle: AAA to offer one-way hourly car rentals in […]

Energy News for April 17, 2017

The New York Times: BP Struggles to Control Damaged Well in Alaskan Arctic Reuters: Undaunted by oil bust, financiers pour billions into U.S. shale Washington Examiner: Dakota Access to begin shipping crude in May The New York Times: The Ramapoughs vs. the World Bloomberg News: Saudis Seek 30 Solar, Wind Projects in $50 Billion Pledge The Washington Times: Renewable energy tax […]

California Water News for April 17, 2017

Twin Falls Times-News: Northern California sees new record for wettest winter Lake Tahoe News: Purity of Lake Tahoe water a source of pride – Lake Tahoe NewsLake … Los Angeles Times: One key way soggy California could save water for the next rainless … Delta Confluence: April DSC meeting sparks heavy interest, confusion | Delta Confluence Las Vegas Review-Journal: Water again flowing through damaged Oroville spillway Los […]

MTC – Plan Bay Area 2040 – Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY and NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS Metropolitan Transportation Commission Plan Bay Area (PBA) 2040 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Draft Environmental Impact Report Date: To: From: Comment Period: April 14, 2017 Interested Agencies, Organizations and Individuals Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) April 17, 2017 to June 1, 2017 (45 days) The Draft Environmental Impact […]

BCDC – New Information on Website

      Draft Minutes of April 6, 2017 Commission Meeting   Global Warming Fears Are Driving Malibu Home Buyers to Higher Ground Coastal Inundation Reveals the Upside of Climate Change A right to live anchor out New State of California scientific projections for Rising Sea Level