Members Reception with Mayor Libby Schaaf

Members Reception with Mayor Libby Schaaf Monday, April 22, 2019, 4:00PM – 6:00PM Environmental Science Associates 180 Grand Avenue, Suite 1050, Oakland, CA 94612 RSVP HERE Please join us as we host special guest Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. Mayor Schaaf was inaugurated in January 2015, and has since launched an agenda to make Oakland one […]

BPC Sustainable Waterfronts Committee Meeting w/ Mayor Tom Butt

BPC Sustainable Waterfronts Committee Meeting w/ Mayor Tom Butt Monday, April 8, 2019, 11:00AM – 12:00PM Geosyntec: 1111 Broadway, 6th Floor, Oakland, CA RSVP HERE Please join us for a briefing and discussion with Richmond Mayor Tom Butt about the planned development on the Richmond waterfront and related access, permitting, and resiliency issues. After serving […]

Energy News and Highlights for February 4, 2019

Sanctions on Venezuela’s Crude Hit Oil Market in Vulnerable Spot Stephanie Yang and Rebecca Elliott, The Wall Street Journal U.S. Oil Refiners Cut Off From Venezuelan Crude After Sanctions Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg U.S. cracks down on foreigners dealing in Venezuela oil Jessica Resnick-Ault, Reuters How a ‘Monster’ Texas Oil Field Made the U.S. a […]

California Water and Drought News for January 31, 2019

Second snow survey to measure California water supply By Sacramento Bee, 1/30/19  Back-to-back storms will bring rain, potential for debris flows in burn areas By Hannah Fry, Los Angeles Times, 1/30/19 These eel-like fish look like horror movie monsters — and they’re back in SLO Creek By Monica Vaughan, The Tribune, 1/30/19 Why We Can’t […]

Energy News for January 31, 2019

India in talks with U.S. to extend Iran sanctions waiver: oil ministry official Nidhi Verma, Reuters US moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press Interior delays public comment deadline for ANWR oil leasing Elizabeth Harball, Alaska’s Energy Desk How Police, Private Security, and Energy Companies Are Preparing for […]

Energy News for January 30, 2019

Sanctions on Venezuela’s oil firm sends U.S. refiners scrambling Devika Krishna Kumar and Stephanie Kelly, Reuters Trump prods the world to join his oil sanctions on Venezuela Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner Global oil industry braces for turmoil from U.S. crackdown on Venezuela Jessica Resnick-Ault, Reuters Innovation, global scope key to staying competitive: BP executive Nick […]

Transportation Headlines for January 30, 2019

Let’s not be afraid of riding the bus San Francisco Chronicle Editorial: A toll on Lombard Street is a terrible idea San Francisco Chronicle City floats e-reservations, tolls for Lombard ‘Crooked Street’ access Hoodline Fremont spending $1 million on bikeway improvements, narrowing traffic lanes East Bay Times Double white lines on express lanes: Why Caltrans’ […]

California Water and Drought News for January 28, 2019

STATE WATER PROJECT ALLOCATIONS INCREASED TO 15 PERCENT By Lorraine Dechter, Action News Now, 1/25/19 As bankruptcy looms, PG&E will walk away from two dams it owns. What about the other 167? By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 1/25/19 Western States Near Deadline for Colorado River Drought Plan By Felicia Fonseca, U.S. News […]

Energy News for January 28, 2019

Trump administration weighs oil embargo on Venezuela to oust Maduro Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner Colorado court asked to reconsider ruling in oil-gas case Dan Elliott, The Associated Press Natural gas flaring in West Texas severely under-reported, satellite analysis shows  Erin Douglas, Houston Chronicle Enbridge’s timeline to build new $2.6 billion pipeline still in limbo Mike […]

Transportation News for January 25, 2019

A year of scooter injuries, from broken bones to compound fractures San Francisco Chronicle Highway 4 widening project begins; goal is to reduce traffic at I-680 interchange East Bay Times Highway 4 speeding crackdown draws cheers: Roadshow Mercury News Bay Area transit agencies help Bart with additional buses San Francisco Examiner Taxi drivers ask Mayor […]