Energy News and Highlights for January 15, 2019

Big win for oil and gas industry: Colorado Supreme Court reverses Appeals Court ruling in Martinez case Judith Kohler, The Denver Post Barclays to reject most financing for Arctic drilling Miranda Green, The Hill US appeals court will not ease stay for 1.5 Bcf/d ACP natural gas pipeline Maya Weber, Platts Energy sector heads into […]

California Water and Drought News for January 15, 2019

Gavin Newsom appoints Oakland man to lead Natural Resources Agency By Nico Savidge, Mercury News, 1/12/19 New Powerhouse Science Center Will Educate Visitors On California Water Issues By CBS Sacramento, 1/14/19 People will be saying ‘atmospheric river’ a lot on Wednesday. Here’s what that means. By Amy Graff, SFGATE, 1/14/19  Gov. Newsom proposes tax on drinking […]

Energy News for January 11, 2019

Colorado governor pushes local controls on oil-gas decisions James Anderson, The Associated Press Walz orders review of Commerce Department’s decision to fight Enbridge pipeline project Mike Hughlett, Star Tribune US BLM delays ANWR lease hearings, comment deadline remains in place Tim Bradner, Platts Canada regulator issues draft conditions in oil pipeline review Julie Gordon, Reuters PG&E […]

California Water and Drought News for January 11, 2019

Gavin Newsom budget calls for drinking water tax to help poor communities By Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow, and Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee, 1/10/19 Parade of Storms to Bring Soaking Rain and Feet of Snow to California Through Next Week By Chris Dolce, Weather Channel, 1/11/19 San Francisco sues state over potentially drastic water reductions By […]

California Water and Drought News for January 9, 2018

These $2,000 solar panels pull clean drinking water out of the air, and they might be a solution to the global water crisis By Aria Bendix, Business Insider, 1/8/19 Storm poised to slam Sierra, dump another 2 feet of snow By Amy Graff, SFGATE, 1/8/19 On day 2, Gov. Newsom calls for greater fire safety […]

Energy News for January 9, 2018

House Democrats introduce bills banning oil, gas leasing in nearly all federal waters Brian Scheid, Platts State lawmakers join forces against offshore drilling Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press American Petroleum Institute urges White House to end China trade war, steel tariffs Meghan Gordon, Platts Venezuela congress slams oil deals with U.S., French companies Mayela Armas […]

Transportation News for January 9, 2018

Infrastructure projects grind to a halt during shutdown Washington Post Will these toll cheaters ever be busted? Roadshow Mercury News Opinion: Why electric cars make sense for Uber, Lyft drivers in San Francisco San Francisco Examiner The inequity of pay-by-distance transit in the Bay Area Curbed Opinion: Uber and Lyft Don’t Reduce Cars. Transit Does. […]

Transportation News for January 8, 2018

Google transformed Mountain View, is San Jose next? San Francisco Chronicle Gondola to the Greek? A-BART-ments? Drag show prop? BART wants your ideas for creative reuse of train cars East Bay Times Mayor Liccardo’s bicycling crash pains other bicyclist: Roadshow Mercury News AP: Gasoline shortage in six Mexican states causes chaos Associated Press San Rafael […]

Energy News and Highlights for January 8, 2018

Trump Is Giving Oil Industry a Bye in Shutdown, Critics Allege Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg Saudis Plan New Export Cuts in Hopes of Lifting Oil to $80 a Barrel Benoit Faucon and Summer Said, The Wall Street Journal Why Venezuela Is Clashing With Its Old Foe Exxon Again Kevin Crowley and Fabiola Zerpa, Bloomberg Growing […]

California Water and Drought News for January 8, 2018

State Department of Water Resources finalizes water basin prioritizations By Lake County News, 1/5/19 First Storm of 2019 Bringing Rain, Snow and Concerns About Debris Flows in California Burn Zones By Hannah Fry and Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 1/5/19 Rivers in the Sky: What You Need to Know About Atmospheric River Storms By Peter Arcuni, […]