California Water News for August 18, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Delta tunnels project needs water agencies to pay for it. Why some are hesitating Bond Buyer: Calif. water plan could squeeze utilities Los Angeles Times: Long-term commitment to California’s water resources is essential Total Landscape Care: A look at post-drought California and water conservation 89.3 KPCC: Study: forests taking longer to recover from drought due to hotter … Hoodline: With Drought Over, Water To Flow Again In Several Parks Into the […]

Transportation News for August 18, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: SMART trains to begin North Bay service Aug. 25  Santa Rosa Press Democrat: SMART announces start of full service Aug. 25  Marin Independent Journal: Sonoma-Marin train announces start date for commuters  San Francisco Chronicle: California’s new motor voter law coming in April, state lawyer says  San Francisco Chronicle: Golden Gate Bridge climbers go from daredevils to defendants  […]

Energy News for August 18, 2017

Washington Examiner: Interior Department poised to approve Arctic oil-drilling island Bloomberg: Fracking Jobs Prove Elusive for Coal Miners Looking to Switch The Wall Street Journal: OPEC’s Sick Man, Venezuela Could Jolt Oil Market The Hill: Virginia governor opposes offshore drilling plan The Associated Press: Ohio Utilities Board Signs off on FirstEnergy Rate Hike Bloomberg: An Eclipse Is Just What the U.S. […]

Transportation News for August 17, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Speed hump seen as way to slow cars in Golden Gate Park  San Francisco Chronicle: Ford CEO: Self-driving taxis won’t replace the private car  San Francisco Chronicle: Bad behavior on BART rarely leads to fine, with 1 exception  East Bay Times: Exclusive: SFO makes changes for pilots, air traffic controllers after Air Canada close call  Mercury […]

Energy News for August 17, 2017

The Hill: Lawmakers push Interior to expand offshore drilling The Houston Chronicle: Manufacturers urge Perry to slow LNG exports Reuters: Saudi’s SABIC acquires Shell’s stake in its Saudi plant CNBC News: Superior dividends and great valuations: why investors should consider oil stocks Bloomberg: Climate Bonds Pioneered by Goldman Lure Storm-Plagued Cities The Guardian: Brooklyn’s social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility […]

California Water News for August 17, 2017

Capital Public Radio News: A Dozen Water Storage Projects Compete For Bond Funding San Francisco Chronicle: Invasive crabs flourish in Marin lagoon, despite eradication efforts Mercury News: Pacheco Creek: Native American remains, artifacts found at proposed dam site YubaNet: NID Takes Action at Scott’s Flat Reservoir for Public Safety Courthouse News: Farmers, Environmentalists Join to Fight California ‘WaterFix’ Project OC Register: Sites Reservoir […]

Transportation News for August 16, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: BART considers a later daily start during systemwide rebuild San Francisco Chronicle: Traffic jams choking Yosemite East Bay Times: Opinion: Innovative rideshare systems like Lyft help solve traffic problems Mercury News: Roadshow: Changes to ease traffic coming on Highway 237 Marin Independent Journal: Golden Gate Bridge toll taking changes coming Daily Bulletin: As Inland toll lanes boom, why […]

Energy News for August 16, 2017

The Hill: Court rejects greens’ challenge to Texas natural gas export project Bloomberg: Why Blackstone Is Betting $7 Billion on Natural Gas Washington Examiner: Energy Department to sell 14 million barrels from Strategic Petroleum Reserve E&E News: Gas flaring rises despite N.D. regulations The Wall Street Journal: KPMG to Pay $6.2 Million to Settle SEC Claims of Audit Failures Reuters: China […]

California Water News for August 16, 2017

Daily Democrat: Feather River gets new gravel for spawning salmon Oroville Mercury Register: DWR replacing spawing beds that washed away during Oroville … San Jose Mercury News: Money starting to flow for new dams in state KMPH Fox 26: Temperance Flat Dam one step closer CaliforniaAgToday: Temperance Flat Plan Would Triple Current Storage California Farm Bureau: Water project backers file application for Proposition […]

Transportation News for August 15, 2017

East Bay Times: BART: $20 million for expanded parking at Dublin station hinges on Assemblywoman Catharine Baker  Mercury News: Roadshow: $541 for a right on red? How can I see the video?  San Francisco Examiner: SF transit agency to vote on $21B wish list, including new subway at West Portal  Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Zipcar coming to Santa Rosa  […]