Transportation News for June 8, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: There’s a major transbay BART shutdown coming up Contra Costa Times: Donna Gerber and Dan Richard: BART and Contra Costa County: We gave our word Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Without new tax, county on collision course over road spending San Francisco Examiner: SF plans nearly $40M in transit improvements ahead of proposed Warriors arena in Mission […]

California Water & Drought News for June 8, 2015

Los Angeles Times: California water losses ‘huge,’ new thinking required on drought, panel says Associated Press: Californians discover that gray water is the new gold  Los Angeles TImes: California’s congressional delegation can’t agree on response to drought Sacramento Bee: Imperiled fish add to California’s drought stress Bloomberg: California Governor Jerry Brown cuts back on showers as drought worsens Daily Democrat: California […]

Energy News for June 8, 2015

Christian Science Monitor: Why new EPA report is unlikely to settle fracking debate The Associated Press: Texas company in California oil spill said leak was ‘extremely unlikely’ Washington Examiner: Trading crude for cures Reuters: Merkel wants G7 to commit to 2-degree global warming goal CNBC: Oil slips after OPEC keeps output high Fuel Fix: OPEC to keep pumping nearly a third […]

California Water & Drought News for June 5, 2015

Associated Press: California’s Drought Spurring Water Recycling at Home Associated Press: Assembly passes $10 million low-interest water loan program NPR: California’s War Over Water Has Farmer Fighting Farmer New York Times: Water Pricing in Two Thirsty Cities: In One, Guzzlers Pay More, and Use Less Capital Public Radio: ‘Extreme’ Drought Expands In California Sacramento Bee: Environmentalists sue over California drought management […]

California Water & Drought News for June 4, 2015

Wall Street Journal: In California, the Grass is Always Greener on the Painted Side Los Angeles Times: Backers of desalination hope Carlsbad plant will disarm critics NPR: Drought May Cost California’s Farmers Almost $3 Billion In 2015 Capital Public Radio News: New Growing Technique Relieves Drought Stricken Avocado Farmers Los Angeles Times: Brown’s water quest taps forebears’ inspiration, if not […]

Energy News for June 4, 2015

The Hill: Opinion: U.S. needs oil, gas reforms to revive economy, job market Oil & Gas Journal: Report: U.S. oil, gas spending, revenues, reserves rose last year Reuters: U.S. refineries process lighter crude oil Oil & Gas Journal: GOP Senate panel members criticize draft federal ozone standards Fuel Fix: Pipeline that spilled oil on California coast badly corroded CNBC: Oil prices […]

Transportation News for June 4, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Caltrans: Failed Bay Bridge rod was stripped, not broken  San Francisco Chronicle: Bridge tolls broadside tourists who rent cars  San Francisco Chronicle: State lawmakers pass bills combatting climate change  Contra Costa Times: AC Transit seeks public ideas for new leader  Napa Valley Register: San Francisco Bay Bridge steel to become public art  San Francisco Examiner: Steel from old […]

California Water & Drought News for June 3, 2015

McClatchy DC: California drought defies easy solutions at Senate hearing Associated Press: California Water Use Fell 13.5 Percent in April Amid Drought Associated Press: California’s biggest drought guzzlers, savers in April Wall Street Journal: California Water Usage Posts Big Drop Los Angeles Times: California water use dropped 13.5% in April, state board reports Los Angeles Times: Drought saps $2.7 billion from […]

Energy News for June 3, 2015

Reuters: Lack of tankers could delay growth in U.S. LNG exports, official says Oil & Gas Journal: Analyst: U.S. energy diplomacy strengthened by shale oil production StateImpact: Clean Water Rule could affect gas, pipeline operations, observers say National Journal: EPA Climate Plan Sent to White House for Review Fuel Fix: Energy industry financial stress at highest level since 2010 E&E: Companies […]

Transportation News for June 3, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Mid-Market BART stations’ portals to get glassy makeover San Francisco Chronicle: Artists can get pieces of Bay Bridge steel  San Jose Mercury News: San Jose City Council puts off vote on allowing Uber, Lyft at airport  San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: How much gas tax money goes to California roads?  Marin Independent Journal: Bill bars Golden Gate […]