Transportation News for May 4, 2015

New York Times: New Oil Train Rules Are Hit From All Sides San Jose Mercury News: Uber and Lyft face legal test to sharing economy  Napa Valley Register: Napa hooks up to Bay Area water trail  San Francisco Examiner: Mayor, supervisors to announce proposal to boost SFMTA funding  San Mateo Daily Journal: Car sharing to expand in San Mateo  KQED: 3.6 […]

Energy News for May 4, 2015

E&E News: U.S., Canada issue crude-by-rail safety standards Platts: State board decision won’t hamper Oregon LNG export project, exec says SNL Financial: EIA: Lower 48 saw uptick in gas output in Feb. The Hill: Dems find fault with federal safety rule for crude-by-rail Wall Street Journal: Will Tesla’s Newest Battery Pan Out? E&E: Dems bristle at regulatory reforms in efficiency legislation […]

California Water & Drought News for May 1, 2015

Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown’s revised water tunnels plan adds political problems LA Times: Giant tunnels planned for delta ‘must move forward,’ Brown says San Jose Mercury: New $17 billion Delta tunnels plan with less environmental restoration unveiled by Brown Associated Press: California cuts wetland, wildlife restoration in water plan The Reporter: Solano County representatives oppose Governor’s latest water plan Sacramento […]

Energy News for May 1, 2015

The Missoulian: Officials predict U.S. will reach net energy exporter status Platts: U.S., Canada to release crude-by-rail safety rules, feds say U.S. News & World Report: Senate Dems propose charging fee on outdated tank cars  New York Times: With New Factory, Tesla Ventures Into Solar Power Storage for Home and Business Bloomberg: Congress Kumbaya on Energy Tested in Fight Over […]

Transportation News for May 1, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Brown’s goals on water and climate change need specifics  Oakland Tribune: Oakland Tribune editorial: Videotape exposes BART police brutality  San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: San Mateo Bridge to be closed for two weekends  Marin Independent Journal: Sausalito City Council to get hot button ferry dock project  Napa Valley Register: Survey: Napans have one of the shortest commutes […]

California Water & Drought News for April 30, 2015

Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown to revise plan for twin water tunnels in Delta Los Angeles Times: Gov. Jerry Brown set to unveil scaled-back delta conservation plan  Associated Press: California cuts wetland, wildlife restoration in water plan Central Valley Business Times: Delta conservation slashed by governor The Desert Sun: Report: California needs more farm water data Los Angeles Times: $10,000 fines a […]

Transportation News for April 30, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: California air is getting cleaner, new report says  Oakland Tribune: My Word: City planner addresses traffic, transparency concerns  Sacramento Bee: No time to breathe easy on air quality  Sacramento Bee: Break the logjam on affordable housing  Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown issues a more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target  CBS San Francisco: BART May Ask Taxpayers For The Billions […]

Energy News for April 30, 2015

Wall Street Journal: Major oil companies may prefer takeovers to E&P, analysts say Huffington Post: Poll: Keystone XL support divided along partisan lines The Hill: Higher state oil, gas taxes could jeopardize shale boom Morning Consult: EPA Battered Over Budget Washington Examiner: McConnell unveils surprise attack on EPA power plant rule Bloomberg: Battery Revolution: The Future of Energy Storage CNBC: US oil […]

California Water & Drought News for April 29, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Gov. Jerry Brown seeks fines of up to $10,000 a day for water wasters Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown urges fines of up to $10,000 for water waste in California drought  San Francisco Chronicle: Drought: Water wasters face $10,000 fine under Brown’s proposal  Yahoo News: Amid drought, California’s Brown wants big fines for wasting water Los Angeles […]

Transportation News for April 29, 2015

Oakland Tribune: Bay Bridge water leak spat hardens  Oakland Tribune: Gov. Jerry Brown issues aggressive plan to slash California greenhouse gases by 2030  San Jose Mercury News: BART needs billions for new cars, operating system and maintenance complex  San Jose Mercury News: Jim Beall: A plan to fix California’s streets and highways  Contra Costa Times: Pleasanton, Walnut Creek host Bay […]