California Water & Drought News for October 28, 2014

KCRA Sacramento: Bureau of Reclamation: New Melones hasn’t been so low in decades Capital Press: Confusion over drought maps prompts UC workshop Governing: Can Water Use Be Cut with Equity and Fairness?

Energy News for October 28, 2014

Platts: Industry concerned about EPA authority expansion under Clean Water Act Bloomberg Businessweek: Shell asks Interior Dept. to pause Arctic leases for 5 years Oil & Gas Journal: Senate report: Oil production outages warn about growing global turmoil Fuel Fix: Interagency review process begins for sage grouse classification ruling

California Water & Drought News for October 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Drought Watch: A dry winter could mean tougher restrictions Los Angeles Times: Gritty Santa Ana River is streaming back toward restoration Fox and Hounds Daily: California’s Pivotal Water Moment Modesto Bee: Drought could bring diseases to bird refuges NBC News: Unsafe Drinking Water Adds to California’s Drought Misery The Stanford Daily: Stanford […]

California Land Use & Development Law Report Round-Up

The California Land Use & Development Law Report Legal Commentary on Planning and Development   Below is a summary of the articles posted to the California Land Use & Development Law Report since September on major developments that we think will be of interest to you. Our report publishes articles on recent legal and policy developments in […]

Energy News for October 24, 2014

The Washington Times: Senate report: Oil, gas industry thriving despite opposition  Bloomberg: Wood Mackenzie: U.S. to see more energy exports than imports by 2025  Rueters: Analyst: Barges transport more Bakken crude to Calif. than rail  Fuel Fix: Oil companies form lobbying effort against crude exports ban  National Review: Calif. county ballot measures aim to ban oil, gas production, opponents say

California Water & Drought News for October 24, 2014

Reuters: California community suffers as wells dry up in drought Los Angeles Times: A parched farm town is sinking, and so are its residents’ hearts KCRA Sacramento: Experts examine Folsom Lake water levels Reuters: Californians favor $7.5 billion water bond to fight drought: poll CBS San Francisco: Do Increased Water Rates Make People Use Less In A Drought? Wall Street […]

Press Release: September Was Busiest Month at the Port of Oakland in More Than A Year

SEPTEMBER WAS BUSIEST MONTH AT THE PORT OF OAKLAND IN MORE THAN A YEAR Imports Up 7.1% From a Year Ago; Total Volume Increased 2.87% Oakland, Calif.–Oct 23, 2014–September was the busiest month at the Port of Oakland in more than a year.  The Port said today that it handled 207,412 containers at its marine […]

Energy News for October 23, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek: Analysis: U.S. oil drillers hinge on down-spacing to maintain shale boom Rigzone: U.S. shale boom transforms industry data analysis, interpretation The Hill: Energy Dept. should review strategic oil reserve, Sen. Wyden says United Press International: BOEM to review potential Cook Inlet oil, gas lease sale

California Water & Drought News for October 23, 2014

Capital Public Radio: California Still At Risk Of Floods During Drought Capital Public Radio: Study: 181 California Dams Key For Fish Survival NPR: Coping In A Drier World: California’s Drought Survival Strategy Sacramento Business Jouranl: California loses billions of gallons of water from underground pipes Climate Central: What Will Winter Hold for Drought-Plagued California? Central Valley Business Times: PPIC survey: Most […]

PG&E’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

The PG&E Corporation’s 2014 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report is now available: www.pgecorp.com/sustainability It is a  comprehensive online report highlights the progress we are making, while local videos and stories bring PG&E’s sustainability commitment to life. The report details the strategies and partnerships we’re pursuing to deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to create […]