Energy News for November 17, 2017

The Washington Post: Keystone pipeline spills 210,000 gallons of oil on eve of permitting decision for TransCanada Reuters: Offshore oil service firms dominate North American energy bankruptcies The Wall Street Journal: Norway Considers Pulling Its $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Out of Oil Stocks Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia Says OPEC Should Extend Cuts in Meeting This Month WRAL-TV: Duke Energy, startup investors […]

California Water News for November 17, 2017

Weather Nation: Pineapple Express Has Arrived In California Mercury News: Atmospheric river brings rain to the Bay Area, snow to the Sierra Nevada The Siskiyou Daily News: Opinion – Preservation of the Klamath River Basin The Hill: Worst engineering failure in U.S. history made us safer Politifact: Claims abound on California’s ‘highest-in-the-nation’ costs. Not all are factual. Desert Sun: Opinion – […]

BPC Dredging Workshop Looks at Planning, Permitting, and Funding for 2018 and Beyond

For over 30 years, BPC has worked to ensure that the region’s channels and harbors are dredged to adequate navigation depths and to advocate for an economic and science based approach for a rational dredging policy in the san Francisco Bay-Delta region. While the region and its issues related to the maritime industry have evolved […]

Transportation News for November 16, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Many California voters don’t like state gas tax increase, poll finds  San Francisco Chronicle: California may limit liability for makers of self-driving cars  East Bay Times: East Bay bus agency to launch Uber-like ‘on-demand’ service  Mercury News: Roadshow: A quick way to beat traffic at SFO  Marin Independent Journal: Sonoma, Napa fire victims to get SMART passes  […]

Energy News for November 16, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Russia Offers Venezuela Debt Relief Reuters: Libya’s NOC opening U.S. purchase office as it pursues Trump support Bloomberg: Shale Goal in Sight: Pump With a Profit, Without Hurting Growth The Wall Street Journal: Mexico’s Pemex to Revamp Gas Stations as Competition Steps Up Utility Dive: Chatterjee details interim plan to save coal, nuclear plants Reuters: U.S. PJM […]

Energy News for November 15, 2017

HuffPost: Drilling In America’s ‘Crown Jewel’ Is Indefensible, Former Interior Officials Say Financial Times: Statoil pays $4m to settle claim it tried to manipulate price index Reuters: Venezuela debt worries knock Rosneft despite earnings jump The Hill: GOP senator: Congress may ‘stumble’ on paying for Trump’s infrastructure plan Utility Dive: DOE confident FERC will ‘dutifully’ finalize a price formation rule, […]

Transportation News for November 15, 2017

Mercury News: Roadshow: Changing carpool rules to three people draws jeers  Marin Independent Journal: Larkspur parking spaces lost as SMART moves in  San Francisco Examiner: Video study approved to assess Uber, Lyft impact on Valencia Street bike lanes  Lamorinda Weekly: Potential breakthrough to the parking logjam at Orinda BART  Automotive News: Redesigning the Industry  Automotive News: Bob Lutz: Kiss the good […]

Transportation News for November 14, 2017

East Bay Times: Carpool to Orinda BART station, get guaranteed parking  Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway 101-Willow Road to be slow drive for six months  Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Coming soon: Free parking in downtown Santa Rosa  Berkeleyside: Hearst Avenue: Where bikes, buses, cars and pedestrians have to get along  Marin Independent Journal: Novato still seeking grants for downtown SMART stop  […]

Energy News for November 14, 2017

CNN: Trump could kill Total’s Iran gas deal CNBC: Saudi Aramco IPO to take place in 2018, Gulf oil minister says The Wall Street Journal: Pacific Drilling Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection E&E News: Drilling opponents outline battle plan Reuters: Nebraska regulator to announce Keystone XL permit decision on Nov. 20 CNBC: GE’s energy business could soon look very different […]

California Water News for November 14, 2017

Daily News: California sees increase in West Nile virus deaths this year, compared to 2016 Wall Street Journal: Frequently Flooded East Bay Times: Opinion – Letter: How about a dam across Carquinez Strait Mercury News: Oroville Dam: Coalition, politicians say D.C. lobbying trip a success NBC Bay Area: Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole Closing I-5 Ramp at Mission Bay Drive […]