Port of Oakland Press Release: Big Step for Oakland Army Base Project

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Big Step for Oakland Army Base Project: Link to the Outside Port of Oakland, UP Railroad will connect future logistics hub to the main line Oakland, Calif.–Jan. 21, 2015–A global logistics hub envisioned for Oakland’s decommissioned army base takes a […]

Transportation News for January 21, 2015

Politico Morning Transportation: Infrastructure talk lacking at State of the Union — Hatch not too hot on repatriation for transportation — Lawmaker briefing today on Metro accident By Heather Caygle, with help from Kevin Robillard LET’S GIVE ‘EM SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT: President Barack Obama was greeted by a sea of lawmakers in the House chamber […]

Energy News for January 21, 2015

Lincoln Journal Star: TransCanada files Keystone XL eminent domain papers in Neb. Bloomberg: Stripper-well operators could be first to fold amid oil price slump, observers say New York Times: Senate approves energy efficiency amendment to Keystone XL bill Reuters: Gas pipeline permitting reform bill faces White House veto threat Fuel Fix: Obama talks tough on climate change, Keystone XL Today’s […]

Transportation News for January 20, 2015

Sacramento Bee: Dan Walters Daily: California’s crumbling highways need cash  San Francisco Chronicle: Odds of gas-tax hike grow with quiet support of GOP senators  Sacramento Bee: One way or another, you’ll pay more for roads  San Francisco Chronicle: Mayor Lee gets on board with proposal for 2nd BART tube  San Francisco Chronicle: Horrible commute is a boon to East Bay […]

California Water & Drought News for January 20, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Storm watch – Atmospheric rivers could help put a dent in the drought  Sacramento Bee: Pressure’s on to help Delta fish suffering amid drought Los Angeles Times: Water stress takes toll on California’s large trees, study says  Associated Press: Next round of ‘King Tides’ hitting California coast San Francisco Chronicle: Flood watch as king tides hit California Sierra Sun […]

Energy News for January 20, 2015

Boston Consulting Group: Opinion: E&P companies should fight complexity, inefficiency to survive FuelFix.com: ExxonMobil venture with Russian firms starts production in third field The Hill: GOP plans to use Congressional Review Act to challenge federal rules The Washington Times: EPA rules are meant to restrict shale drilling, fracking

Energy News for January 16, 2015

The Hill: Gerard calls on Obama to base energy policies on facts, science  Reuters: Study: Crude exports could drive output increase, gasoline price decline  The Wall Street Journal: Analysis: U.S. shale could help prevent 1980s-style bust in oil market  Bloomberg Businessweek: EIA: U.S. crude output rose to highest weekly level since 1983 last week

California Water & Drought News for January 16, 2015

Associated Press: Storm lets California release more water into reservoir system San Francisco Chronicle: Drought fears return with signs of 4th straight dry year Associated Press: Forecasts show drought continuing in California, Southwest New York Times: 2014 Was Hottest Year on Record, Surpassing 2010 Capital Public Radio: California Increases Water Deliveries In Fourth Year Of Drought […]

California Water & Drought News for January 15, 2015

Associated Press: Delta fish species decline amid California’s drought Wall Street Journal: One River’s Outsize Impact—and the Threat of Drought Los Angles Times: Slower start, fast finish for sea level rise last century, study says KCRA Sacramento: Wet December leads to dry January for thirsty NorCal Courthouse News Service: Dems Launch Water Bill for Drought-Stricken California Capital Public Radio: Exceptional Drought […]

Energy News for January 15, 2015

Bloomberg: EPA to release draft methane emissions reduction rules for oil, gas this year  Forbes: OPEC tactic to cripple shale oil producers may not work  Reuters: Sustain oil output with higher breakeven rates, sufficient shut-in prices  Reuters: Fed: Lower energy prices hurting U.S. oil, gas producers  Bloomberg Businessweek: Oil price slump aggravates challenges to Arctic exploration  Fuel Fix: Keystone XL shouldn’t […]