Energy News for July 21, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Gas Everywhere but No Way to Ship It Reuters: Saudi Arabia curtails crude flow to United States MarketWatch: Oil retreats from 6-week high as traders await producer meeting The Washington Post: The strange legal battle that is pitting Trump’s secretaries of the Treasury and State against each other Reuters: Siemens retreats from Russian energy after Crimean […]

California Water News for July 21, 2017

Sacramento Bee: The drought is over. Why are Republicans in Congress fighting for more water for farmers? SFGate: Engineering expert blasts management failures at Oroville Dam Oroville Mercury Register: After 10 years of delays on dam relicensing, these groups want more time Live Science: Gold Rush! Oroville Spillway Emergency Creates Bonanza of Gold Fontana Herald-News: UPDATE: Water rates for Fontana […]

E&E News: Lawmakers tuck wildfire compromise in flood insurance bill

Lawmakers tuck wildfire compromise in flood insurance bill Marc Heller, E&E News reporter Published: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Lawmakers continue debating proposals for wildfire mitigation and response. National Park Service/Wikipedia Lawmakers looking for a better way to pay for wildfires may have found an answer in the nation’s insurance program for floods.   Sens. Mike Crapo […]

Transportation News for July 19, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: SFMTA must get back on track — too many project delays  San Francisco Chronicle: Many BART trains equipped with cameras with ’70s technology  San Francisco Chronicle: After criticism, BART resumes providing riders daily crime log  East Bay Times: Employers warned to offer commuter benefit to workers in Bay Area  East Bay Times: Park It: Electric bikes allowed […]

California Water News for July 19, 2017

Los Angeles Times: Flood risk begins to ease along California rivers after six-month .surge in water levels Newsmax: Oroville Calif. Residents Would Welcome Less Interesting Times Bakersfield Californian: Packed council agenda also includes water rate hike, outside watering rules and East Hills Mall Lodi News-Sentinel: McNerney offers Delta tunnels alternative Mercury News: Opinion: The WaterFix twin tunnel plan for the Delta is […]

Energy News for July 19, 2017

Bloomberg: U.S. Gas Industry Worries Trump Coal Push Leaves Them in the Dark The Hill: House budget could lead to Alaska refuge drilling The Hill: Perry on key electric grid study: ‘I haven’t seen it yet’ Bloomberg: NRG Sees Buyers Circling for Renewables Unit Amid Cost-Cut Plans CNN: China is crushing the U.S. in renewable energy CNBC: In the heart of […]

E&E News: House panel to review ESA bills

Michael Doyle, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, July 17, 2017 House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is moving forward with several bills related to endangered species. House Natural Resources Committee /YouTube The Endangered Species Act will come in for a spanking and a possible face-lift Wednesday as the House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing […]

Transportation News for July 18, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: The brainiest train in California Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway upgrades for Google’s San Jose campus? That’s unlikely East Bay Times: Bike-share bikes replaced after North Oakland tire slashing Mercury News: BART officials look for ways to ‘aggressively hire’ police officers Mercury News: Caltrans begins modifying roads for self-driving cars Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Sonoma County continues yearslong push […]

Energy News for July 18, 2017

The Financial Times: Ecuador risks schism in Opec by admitting pumping above target Reuters: Next Mexico deepwater oil tender may draw from three Gulf basins Bloomberg: Oil Giants Make a Play for Millennial Hires CNBC: Oil output from US shale regions forecast to rise by 100,000 barrels a day for 5th straight month Bloomberg: What If Big Oil’s Bet on […]

California Water News for July 18, 2017

Sacramento Bee: These farmers say they may not pay for Delta tunnels pushed by Gov. Brown Construction Equipment: Video: Pouring Concrete On Ororville Dam Oroville Mercury Register: Lake Oroville boat ramps get longer, so state offers ride service Oroville Mercury Register: Editorial: Interest in Butte Creek hydroelectric system is good news LA Daily News: Flash floods happen less here than […]