Energy News for March 23, 2018

Platts: US exit from Iran deal likely following Bolton appointment The Associated Press and Houston Chronicle: Hurricane Harvey’s toxic impact deeper than public told Reuters: Saudi expects oil producers to extend output curbs into 2019 Bloomberg: Wilbur Ross to China: Import More U.S. Gas to Cut Trade Gap Bloomberg: Cheniere Faces Ruling on Gas Leak […]

Transportation News for March 23, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Designs rolled out for Golden Gate Bridge’s future toll-taking structure Marin Independent Journal: Golden Gate Bridge toll-taking device unveiled San Francisco Chronicle: Mayor says driverless cars are ‘future of the streets of San Francisco’ San Francisco Examiner: Automated vehicle leader: Fully driverless cars not yet ready for ‘prime time’ San Francisco Chronicle: […]

Water News for March 23, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Sierra foothills dam, part of SF’s Hetch Hetchy system, pushed to near failure Associated Press: The Latest: Small Dam Failure Averted After Leaks Los Angeles Times: Storm pummels Southern California, but so far avoids causing major mudslides Press Democrat: PG&E unveils program aimed at reducing wildfire threats, improving safety Chico Enterprise-Record: Releases […]

Water News for March 22, 2018

Los Angeles Daily News: Heavy rain in Southern California could send mud and debris crashing through burn areas San Francisco Chronicle: Yep, it’s nice rain — but it’s no ‘Miracle March,’ experts say Bay City News: Chevron, SF and Oakland present climate change tutorial before U.S. judge Wired: In the Courtroom, Climate Science Needs Substance—and […]

Energy News for March 22, 2018

Reuters: China aims to challenge Brent, WTI oil with crude futures launch Reuters: Greenpeace boards rig due to drill for Statoil in Arctic WVNews: U.S. Fourth Circuit of Appeals says Mountain Valley Pipeline project can continue Reuters: Cenovus Energy says transportation bottlenecks hit production Bloomberg: Trump’s Steel Tariffs May Take a Swipe at Battery-Storage Market […]

Transportation News for March 20, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber halts self-driving operations after car kills Arizona pedestrian San Francisco Chronicle: Exclusive: Tempe police chief says early probe shows no fault by Uber Sacramento Bee: Fatal crash of Uber robot car prompts California to ask for answers Tech Crunch: Here’s how Uber’s self-driving cars are supposed to detect pedestrians East Bay […]

California Water News for March 20, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Atmospheric river may dump up to 4 feet of Sierra snow in what could be the last big storm of the season Los Angeles Times: California’s Fire-Scarred communities are bracing for the biggest storm of the season SCPR: California was in for one of the driest winters on record. Then March happened DC Bureau: Water […]

Energy News for March 20, 2018

Reuters: U.S. Interior Department offers oil leases near Utah’s wilderness monuments Houston Chronicle: U.S. tariffs on China could hamper new LNG export projects along Gulf Coast Washington Examiner: Petroleum industry calls for ‘flexible’ process for considering exemptions to Trump’s steel tariffs Reuters: A small oil field in Oklahoma is seeing big bets from producers The Hill: Safety inspectors to spend […]

Transportation News for March 19, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial: To ease traffic, the Bay Area should vote yes on Measure 3 San Francisco Chronicle: Oakland sinkhole shuts down Posey Tube, big delays expected  San Francisco Chronicle: Lyft tests monthly subscriptions starting at $199  Mercury News: Roadshow: Rubberized asphalt will make Bay Area freeway less noisy Mercury News: Roadshow: Full-service gas stations are still around  Mercury […]

Energy News for March 19, 2018

The New York Times: Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Want Less Regulation, but Surprise Inspections Find Serious Safety Problems The Wall Street Journal: Natural Gas Under Assault in Some States After Brief Reign at the Top Bloomberg: We Don’t Need No Speculation: China Aims to Skirt Oil Bubble Bloomberg: Lopez Obrador Says He Would Ask Pena to Halt New […]