Transportation News for March 26, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Insurers agree on framework for Uber, Lyft coverage Los Angeles Times: Congress members urge $16 million to fund quake early warning system UT San Diego: Case could set climate change precedent POLITICO Morning Transportation for 3/26/2015 By HEATHER CAYGLE, with help from Kevin Robillard and Kathryn A. Wolfe RENACCI PREVIEWS TRANSPO BILL THIS MORNING: Rise […]

Energy News for March 26, 2015

Reuters: Conservative justices press Obama administration on mercury pollution rule Bloomberg: Oil in Storage Rises More Than Expected Again Reuters: Senate Dems unveil bill controlling volatility of crude-by-rail shipments Rigzone: Lower 48 unconventional oil projects remain profitable despite price slump Platts: Analyst: Crude exports debate should shift to locations, crude grades POLITICO Morning Energy for 3/26/2015 By DARIUS DIXON 3/26/15 10:09 […]

California Water & Drought News for March 25, 2015

Associated Press: California lawmakers to take up $1 billion water spending plan as drought persists Sacramento Bee: Water details become vital as drought worsens NBC Bay Area: Santa Clara Valley Water District May Ask for 30-Percent Reduction in Water Use Contra Costa Times: Steep water rate increases eyed for EBMUD customers  San Jose Mercury News: Water district board approves recycled […]

Energy News for March 25, 2015

The Hill: GOP amendment would let the states opt out of EPA climate rule Fuel Fix: Analyst sees little chance oil export ban will end soon Platts: Proposed EPA data collection could again delay RFS: analyst CNBC: Federal fracking rules may cost drillers more than expected, API official says Reuters: PIRA: U.S. shale oil output in Q2 to level out, […]

Transportation News for March 25, 2015

 Fairfield Daily Republic: Supervisors renew plans for Solano County Housing Authority Sacramento Bee: Opinion: Senators try to make refiners scapegoats on gas prices  Los Angeles Times: Rising gas prices push up inflation for first time in four months POLITICO Morning Transportation for 3/25/2015 By HEATHER CAYGLE, with help from Kevin Robillard CRUDE-BY-RAIL BILL COMING THIS A.M.: This […]

California Water & Drought News for March 24, 2015

The Center for Investigative Reporting: As water dwindles, lawmakers seek access to confidential well logs Capital Public Radio: Proposed Office To Help Poor Communities Get Clean Drinking Water KQED: A Candid Conversation With California’s ‘Water Czar’ The Washington Post: These snowless ski resorts show just how bad California’s drought really is The Atlantic: Finding the Right Price for Water The […]

Transportation News for March 24, 2015

San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: New sales tax for traffic relief has its detractors  Contra Costa Times: West Contra Costa: Transportation committee poised to go ahead with I-80 corridor study  Sacramento Bee: Three California senators heading to Japan POLITICO Morning Transportation for 3/24/2015 By HEATHER CAYGLE, with help from Kevin Robillard COMING SOON: BIPARTISAN BILL WITH GAS TAX […]

Energy News for March 24, 2015

Associated Press: GOP lawmaker targets Obama climate plan Bloomberg: Cheap Batteries Under the Hood Add Power to Cut Fuel Consumption Associated Press: Analysis: U.S. oil companies use drilling innovations to compete with OPEC Fuel Fix: Sempra unit applies for FERC pre-filing review of Texas LNG project Reuters: Texas company proposes LNG project to FERC Oil & Gas Journal: Federal rules will […]

California Water & Drought News for March 23, 2015

Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown: Opposition on climate change ‘borders on the immoral’ Los Angeles Times: Capitol Journal: Thirsty crops should require state regulation Christian Science Monitor: Will California’s drought affect hydroelectric power? The Atlantic: The Economics of California’s Drought: What happens when the country’s largest state runs low on water? The Weather Channel: Megadrought Risk Growing For United States, Climate Models […]

Transportation News for March 23, 2015

 Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown: Opposition on climate change ‘borders on the immoral’  Sacramento Bee: Sacramento airport plans to build on-site solar farm  San Francisco Chronicle: 7 companies licensed to test automated vehicles in state  San Francisco Chronicle: Private commuter shuttles, with perks, grow in S.F.   POLITICO Morning Transportation for 3/23/2015 By JENNIFER SCHOLTES and KEVIN ROBILLARD THE WEEK […]