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, 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 […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland set for alliance changes: ‘we’re confident’

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Port of Oakland set for alliance changes: ‘we’re confident’ Shipping lines shuffle decks but operations, cargo volume should hold steady Oakland, Calif. – March 22, 2017: Port of Oakland officials said today that they expect to take on upcoming […]

Transportation News for March 22, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Brown ‘cautiously optimistic’ about federal Caltrain funding East Bay Times: BART riders, Fremont residents hope relief is on the way with Warm Springs station opening Mercury News: Roadshow: Who won the BART Warm Springs opening date contest? Marin Independent Journal: San Rafael reluctantly OKs SMART deal involving Larkspur extension Napa Valley Register: Take the Napa Commute Challenge […]

Energy News for March 22, 2017

The Hill: Watchdog piles on criticism of offshore drilling regulator Bloomberg News: Big Oil’s Plan to Buy Into the Shale Boom Financial Times: Electric cars pose little threat to oil demand The Wall Street Journal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Supremacy Falters Financial Times: Saudi Aramco to launch first public bond sale Financial Times: Gas Natural to file ???1bn complaint against Colombia San […]

California Water and Drought News for March 22, 2017

Chico Enterprise Record: Oroville Dam: How a 21st-century spillway compares to Oroville’s 1968 structure Sacramento Bee: What this week’s storms mean for California’s flood control system Chico Enterprise-Record: Oroville dam builders share insight on original construction California Ag Today: Saving Fish May Have Caused Oroville Disaster NewsBlaze: Oroville Dam Comes Close To Folding HydroWorld: Oroville Dam powerplant back on line, water […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for March 21, 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. […]