California Water News for December 15, 2017

LA Times: Return of powerful winds brings new threats to Santa Barbara, Ventura as Thomas fire rages SF Chronicle: Dry December in California stirs all-too-recent memories of drought SF Chronicle: Firefighter killed battling SoCal Thomas Fire; red flag warning for Bay Area The Union Democrat: California will set more fires to try to stop wildfires 89.33 KPCC: How a drone […]

Energy News for December 15, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Cobalt International Energy Files for Bankruptcy Reuters: Exxon, Petrobras form alliance to develop oil, gas projects Bloomberg: Oil Sands Job Cuts Continue as Cenovus Axes 15% of Workers The New York Times: Here’s What Oil Drilling Looks Like in the Arctic Refuge, 30 Years Later Bloomberg: Energy Sector Eyes ‘New World’ of Returns to Quash Oil […]

California Water News for December 14, 2017

LA Times: Water loss caused Sierra Nevada to grow an inch during California drought, researchers say Sacramento Bee: Oroville Dam crisis sparked $1.2 billion in claims. State hasn’t paid a dime Reuters: After fires, Southern California faces risk of mudslides LA Times: Gov. Jerry Brown warns climate change has us ‘on the road to hell.’ California’s wildfires show he’s […]

Energy News for December 14, 2017

The Hill: Final GOP tax bill would allow Arctic refuge drilling The Roanoke Times: FERC delays action on whether to reconsider approval of Mountain Valley Pipeline The Wall Street Journal: Warburg Pincus Group Reunites With Texas Wildcatters, Staking $780 Million in Shale Startup Financial Times: UK turns to Russian project targeted by sanctions for gas supply Reuters: OPEC, allies look […]

Transportation News for December 14, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Ride-hailing, changing travelers’ transportation habits, costs airports in lost fees San Francisco Chronicle: Transbay Transit Center to see first bus line Dec. 26 Mercury News: Roadshow: Picking up roadside litter getting attention NY Magazine: For the Good of Society — and Traffic! — Delete Your Map App Marin Independent Journal: Marin still fixing roads, bridges damaged in […]

Transportation News for December 13, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Republican bill seeks to open federal wilderness areas to bikes  Mercury News: Roadshow: More Interstate 680 widening on tap  Capitol Weekly: Gas tax fuels 2018 political fight  KTLA: California Mulls Plan That Would Place Mileage Tax on Drivers  Epoch Times: California is Moving Closer to Charging for Every Mile You Drive 

Energy News for December 13, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Criticizes Germany’s Support of New Russian Natural Gas Line The Guardian: ‘No shame’: how the Trump administration granted big oil’s wishlist The Wall Street Journal: U.S., Japan Express Concern Over China’s Interest in Saudi Oil Giant Financial Times: Five main drivers of oil prices in the coming year The San Diego Union-Tribune: Sempra takes another […]

California Water News for December 13, 2017

LA Times: Fierce fight along Santa Barbara coast as fire threat eases in Ventura Sacramento Bee: Dry weather continues in California. Time to start worrying about another drought? Washington Post: Why are California’s wildfires so historic? For starters, a diablo is at work. Live Science: What Are Pyrocumulus Clouds? California Fires Spawn Eerie Formations KQED News: Southern California Is Burning […]

Transportation News for December 12, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Another Bay Bridge? 70 years of absurd, crazy and downright dumb span plans  CBS: California Considers Taxing Drivers Per Mile  Mercury News: Roadshow: Egads — $40 toll to use express lane  East Bay Times: Test ride a prototype bus for AC Transit and board for free East Bay Times: Regional transit agencies heighten security in wake of […]

Energy News for December 12, 2017

Reuters: Exxon to provide details on climate-change impact to its business Bloomberg: Trump to Open the Door for Oil Drilling Off U.S.’s East Coast The Guardian: North Sea pipeline closure ‘could have significant impact on consumers’ Newsweek: Bitcoin Mining on Track to Consume All of the World’s Energy by 2020 The Washington Post: Wind energy is supposed to help fight […]