Water News for July 17, 2018

NewsDeeply: 10 Signs of California Water Progress PBS: Why 96 million plastic ‘shade balls’ dumped into the LA Reservoir may not save water CALmatters: What $8.9 billion water bond would buy ABC 7 News: Del Valle reservoir, park in Livermore to get $5M overhaul Santa Cruz Sentinel: Newell Creek Dam improvements to be department’s costliest project since 1960s BakersfieldNow: Valadao endorses […]

Transportation News for July 16, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: It’s been a bumpy ride as new BART cars spend time in the shop for repairs  Mercury News: Did Trump inspire Road Boulder nickname?  Mercury News: Tempers flare at I-680 exit to Alum Rock  Mercury News: Highway 1 reopens Friday, ending 18 months of epic U-turns along California’s coastal journey  San Francisco Examiner: Free bike rental program […]

Energy News for July 16, 2018

Financial Times: Peak oil demand forecast for 2036 NBC News: U.S. refuses European requests for exemptions from its new sanctions on Iran The Wall Street Journal: U.S. and Allies Consider Possible Oil-Reserve Release Platts: OPEC/non-OPEC committee to meet, with Iran, Saudi Arabia still at odds over quotas E&E News: A Trump Oil Boom Could Transform This Rocky Mountain Landscape The […]

Water News for July 16, 2018

New York Times: California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees. The Signal: CA Dept of Water Resources issues warning of dangerous algae in Pyramid Lake Chico Enterprise-Record: Oroville Dam: A tour of two spillways, phase two Chico Enterprise-Record: Editorial: A breakthrough, maybe, for public input on Oroville Dam Morgan Hill Times: Plans for $1 billion […]

Transportation News for July 13, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: New study finds driving in Bay Area has never been worse San Francisco Chronicle: Bicyclists protest as city plans for safer lanes hit bumps Mercury News: I-680 toll lanes offer slightly faster commutes Mercury News: Shippers rushing to beat tariffs? Port of Oakland reports record imports Marin Independent Journal: Marin transportation board: Sales tax plan needs no […]

Energy News for July 13, 2018

Reuters: Total closes $1.5 billion deal for Engie’s upstream LNG business Financial Times: Vitol set for big payday after Aussie IPO Platts: OPEC president tells Iran monitoring committee will review output compliance Houston Chronicle: ConocoPhillips boosts share repurchasing by another $1 billion Washington Examiner: US utility goes against Trump, says pipelines, not coal bailout, are key to strong power grid’ […]

Water News for July 13, 2018

SFGate: Southern California thunderstorms bring flash-flood warnings Ventura County Star: Four Ventura County area dams cited as deficient in grand jury report  Chico Enterprise-Record: Concrete flows Monday on ‘splash pad’ expansion Action News Now: LOCAL OVERSIGHT GROUP CREATED FOR OROVILLE DAM The Acorn: New pump station crucial to Calleguas and Las Virgenes Pleasanton Weekly: California’s permanent drought is getting worse Sacramento […]

Transportation News for July 12, 2018

Mercury News: Name change can slow Real ID process: Roadshow Marin Independent Journal: Marin, Sonoma advance toward SMART bike share program Marin Independent Journal: Downtown Novato SMART station has funding plan

Energy News for July 12, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: IEA Warns Outages May Stretch Oil-Output Cushion to the Limit Bloomberg: Trump’s OPEC Tweets Have Putin Preparing for Oil Talks Platts: OPEC says market needs more of its oil 2H18, but looks well-supplied in 2019 Bloomberg: Puerto Rico’s New Electric Utility Chief to Get $750,000 Salary E&E News: In about-face, utilities urge EPA to keep mercury […]

Water News for July 12, 2018

Maven’s Notebook: LAKE OROVILE SPILLWAYS CONSTRUCTION: Update for July 11 – with photos and videos Fresno Bee: OPINION: Built to Serve a Variety of Purposes, Water System Struggles to Serve Any  Western FarmPress: Work continues on Oroville Dam rebuild  Chico Enterprise-Record: Local oversight group established for Oroville Dam Los Angeles Sentinel: L.A. County Shows Off Stormwater Infrastructure for Safe Clean […]