California Water News for February 13, 2018

Chico Enterprise-Record: Gallagher’s dam safety bill goes to governor on evacuation anniversary San Gabriel Valley Tribune: California’s drought restrictions on wasteful water habits could be coming back — this time they’ll be permanent Water Deeply: Can New California Water Storage Projects Win State Funding? Chico Enterprise-Register: One year after the Oroville Dam spillway crisis, here’s where it stands Napa […]

Transportation News for February 9, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Time to face reality: We need another bay bridge  East Bay Times: No one likes Bay Area traffic, but getting us out of our cars is a challenge East Bay Times: Uber, Waymo settle self-driving tech lawsuit Mercury News: Roadshow: Changes coming to 580-680 interchange in Dublin Berkeleyside: Gilman roundabout plans take another step forward San Francisco […]

Energy News for February 9, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: China to Launch Highly Anticipated Crude Futures Contract Axios: ExxonMobil added 2.7 billion barrels of reserves in 2017 Reuters: SandRidge Energy ousts CEO and CFO after push from Icahn Reuters: How soaring U.S. oil exports to China are transforming the global oil game The Guardian: Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push […]

California Water News for February 9, 2018

EOS: California’s Water Savings Dwindle When Drought Fears Subside San Francisco Chronicle: How dry is this winter? Sierra snowpack on pace to shatter record low of 2015 Bay Area News Group: Bay Area Weather: Heat records fall for eighth day in a row MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK: Cal Water Fix hearing update Sacramento Bee: Brown tried to smooth the way for Delta […]

Transportation News for February 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: MTC Launches Online Survey For Public Input Mercury News: Fix for San Jose’s 101-to-87 fiasco is held up by lawsuit Marin Independent Journal: Editorial: Take a look at using Highway 101 shoulders for buses San Francisco Examiner: Firefighters union asks mayoral candidates for veto power over bike lanes, pedestrian safety projects Recode: Uber’s partnership with Jump could […]

Energy News for February 8, 2018

Reuters: California says will block crude oil from Trump offshore drilling plan Reuters: Texas flood: U.S. oil exports pour into markets worldwide Bloomberg: A Fossil-Fuel Startup in California Is Using Solar’s Playbook Bloomberg: U.S. Gas Drillers Are Missing Out on Asia’s Oil-Driven Boom Financial Times: Total boosts returns to shareholders after jump in profits San Diego Union-Tribune: Problems in the pipeline […]

California Water News for February 8, 2018

Los Angeles Times: California moves ahead with one delta tunnel, scaling back ambitious water delivery project Mother Jones: California Needs a Ton of Snow, ASAP Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown officially downsizes Delta tunnel plan. But can he sell one tunnel? Maven’s Notebook: NRDC renews motion for immediate continuance of Cal Water Fix hearings in light of anticipated changes to […]

Transportation News for February 7, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: SF has the worst traffic congestion in the U.S., and it may have cost us $10.6 billion last year Mercury News: South Bay projects could aid East Bay commuters Marin Independent Journal: Downtown San Rafael taxi stand moved to accommodate SMART San Francisco Examiner: SFMTA owes app developer more than $300K in commissions Sacramento Bee: California drivers […]

Energy News for February 7, 2018

Bloomberg: U.S. Oil Heads to Middle East in Latest Sign of Shale’s Spread Reuters: McClendon-founded Ascent Resources Marcellus files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Financial Times: Moscow and Riyadh gloss over differences to forge energy pact Houston Chronicle: Demand for cars will slow. Will Houston’s oil industry be ready? Politico: How Trump has already scored a win on infrastructure The Wall […]

California Water News for February 7, 2018

The Chico Enterprise: Federal government unsure whether it will pay for Oroville Dam spillway repairs MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK: DWR to invest millions in groundwater sustainability for Disadvantaged Communities and local agencies Arian Aghajanzadeh: Why Silicon Valley should take ag tech more seriously Appeal Democrat: Sites Authority has work to do in its pitch for Prop. 1 funding Orange County Register: Water […]