Transportation News for July 28, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Hot weather triggers summer’s first ‘Spare the Air Day’  San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: Highway 101 has turned into commute from hell  Washington Post: House prepares to vote on stopgap highway bill   POLITICO Morning Transportation for 7/28/2015 By HEATHER CAYGLE and JENNIFER SCHOLTES, with help from Kathryn A. Wolfe HIGHWAY CLIFF, STRAIGHT AHEAD: We’re […]

California Water and Drought News for July 27, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Struggle to save endangered Santa Ana sucker may reach U.S. Supreme Court San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Area water agencies start strong, hit conservation targets  Modesto Bee: Trees shouldn’t suffer just because lawns do San Francisco Chronicle: California rice farmers put water rights to work for environment San Francisco Chronicle: Tiny San Joaquin Valley farms are water war’s […]

Energy News for July 27, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Gov. Brown wants to keep oil in the ground. But whose oil? Wall Street Journal: Analysis: Oil price slump to drive more energy layoffs, assets sales E&E News: Sen. Murkowski seeks amendments, bipartisan support for energy bill The Hill: States call for revival of case against EPA power plant rule Washington Examiner: States ask for rehearing on […]

Transportation News for July 27, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Clogged diamond lanes mean carpoolers get little relief  San Francisco Chronicle: Warriors’ proposed arena could clog downtown S.F.  San Francisco Chronicle: Congress must pass long-term transportation funding bill  Washington Post: Budget and tax: Congress has five days left to fund highways; Democrats tip their hand on spending  Washington Post: Boxer rides away from Dems on highway bill  […]

California Water and Drought News for July 24, 2015

Associated Press: California drought: Regulators say first water diversion prosecution aided by detailed records Los Angeles Times: Hope grows that El Niño will reach Northern California — and key reservoirs Sacramento Bee: California Supreme Court won’t budge on water rates Capital Press: No relief in sight for parched West The Central Coast: Aerial video reveals drought-ravaged lakes worse than imagined  […]

Energy News for July 24, 2015

Washington Examiner: EPA tries to entice energy industry with voluntary alternative to regulation National Journal: Jeb Bush Calls For End to Fossil-Fuel Subsidies National Journal: Why is Elizabeth Warren on the Energy Committee? Bloomberg: France Passes New Energy Law Quadruples Carbon Price Reuters: Oil pressured, staying bearish The Hill: Senate panel to vote on lifting oil export ban CNBC: Falling gas prices […]

Transportation News for July 24, 2015

San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: No plans for Bay Bridge carpool lanes on weekends Contra Costa Times: Going to the Concord Pavilion? Consider carpooling or taking BART Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Report: Santa Rosa-area roads among worst in US for midsized communities   POLITICO Morning Transportation for 7/24/2015 By JENNIFER SCHOLTES, with help from Heather Caygle and Kathryn […]

Energy News for July 23, 2015

Bloomberg: Senate bill on energy efficiency wouldn’t end exports ban Morning Consult: Comprehensive Energy Bills Prize Bipartisanship – For Now CNBC: E&P workers see slowdown in salary growth, report finds Rigzone: Report: U.S. onshore output rose 11% in June The Hill: House passes bill to fight coal ash rule Morning Consult: For Wind Tax Credit, Same Fight, Different Congress The Washington […]

California Water and Drought News for July 23, 2015

Associated Press: Proving illegal water grabs tough in California’s drought  Los Angeles Times: El Niño could bring disaster and drought relief to California  San Francisco Chronicle: Whether lakes are half full or half empty, enough water to enjoy San Francisco Chronicle: Aerial video reveals drought-ravaged lakes worse than imagined KQED: California Drought Toll: First Your Lawn, Now Your Trees San […]

Transportation News for July 23, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Muni subway to be closed at night starting July 31 for six months  Oakland Tribune: East Oakland residents organize to demand cleaner streets, road repairs San Francisco Examiner: San Francisco Uber, Lyft drivers among top rideshare earners in nation, says study  Washington Post: Budget and tax: Preparing for a weekend of highway votes  Los Angeles Times: Skelton: […]