Transportation News for May 18, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: I-280 teardown could lead to billion-dollar land rush  San Francisco Chronicle: Lee ups ante with $500 million housing plan  San Francisco Chronicle: California’s economy is world’s second greenest  San Francisco Chronicle: Salty water swamping some Bay Bridge rods  KTVU: Transit agencies consider new plans to relieve Bay Bridge morning commute POLITICO Morning Transportation for 5/18/2015 By JENNIFER […]

Energy News for May 18, 2015

Bloomberg: Analysis: Shale oil drillers focus on sweet spots amid low prices Reuters: U.S. refiners becoming top fuel supplier in Western Hemisphere Fuel Fix: Oil, gas groups petition to block federal fracking rule Fuel Fix: US says decade-old Gulf oil leak could last another century E&E: House passes defense bill with riders to hamstring ESA listings CNBC: Oil prices rise, ISIS […]

California Water & Drought News for May 15, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Proposed state budget allocates $2.2 billion for drought response San Jose Mercury News: New funding for drought relief, water projects in Jerry Brown’s revised state budget Capital Public Radio: Emergency Drought Response Part of Brown’s Budget Revisions Sacramento Bee: Bottled water companies under fire amid California’s drought  Time: Stronger El Niño Could Bring Drought Relief to California […]

Energy News for May 15, 2015

The Hill: Obama talks up Shell Arctic drilling plan approval Fuel Fix: IHS: Shale oil producers could yield 141B barrels using tech Oil & Gas Journal: House subpanel hears testimonies on gas pipeline permitting bill E&E: Green bonds, a fast-growing money game with the clout to develop clean energy, await an umpire Reuters: Oil set for weekly gain despite supply […]

Transportation News for May 15, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Wrong-way bus lane: right fix for Bay Bridge jams?  San Francisco Chronicle: Transit center takes shape, showing how a city transforms  San Jose Mercury News; Not enough money for highway repairs, Brown’s budget acknowledges  San Jose Mercury News: As Google deploys new robot cars on city streets, DMV scrambles to finish self-driving rulebook Contra Costa Times: BART’s […]

California Water & Drought News for May 14, 2015

Sacramento Bee: Despite cutbacks, Sacramento Valley ponders big water sale in drought Los Angeles Times: Before we can address the California drought, we need a geography lesson Marketplace: California drought threatens even oldest water rights Associated Press: Storm system heads toward drought-stricken California New Scientist Magazine: Recharge pools could help quench future California droughts Quartz: Here’s how much water it takes […]

Energy News for May 14, 2015

SNL Financial: U.S. shale oil, gas output uptick to persist, analyst says Platts: U.S. gas re-exports may require federal permit, official says Foreign Policy: Why Shell Won’t Be Producing in the Arctic Anytime Soon Reuters: Oil pressured by economic worries Reuters: Oil glut worsens as OPEC market-share battle just beginning Washington Examiner: Senate Dem bill to take shot at federal coal-mining […]

Transportation News for May 14, 2015

Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Commuters hit the road for Bike to Work Day  San Francisco Examiner: Airbnb rentals cut deep into SF housing stock, report says San Francisco Examiner: More housing provides sustainable opportunities San Mateo Daily Journal: Committee approves up to $4M to study latest Bay Bridge problems CBS San Francisco: $4 Million In Toll Money Approved To Study […]

California Water & Drought News for May 13, 2015

Sacramento Bee: California urban water cuts are matter of ‘self-interest,’ state says Los Angeles Times: Drought update: Dry wells, debate over water cutbacks  Capital Public Radio: California Lawmakers Receive Grim View Of Drought Ventura County Star: Senators urge Brown administration to do more to deal with drought Sacramento Bee: Water wars renewed with drought CNBC: California landowners resist efforts to monitor […]

Energy News for May 13, 2015

The Hill: Oil industry files suit over oil-by-rail provisions CNBC: Analysts: Oil price decline expected after rally Reuters: EIA: 2015, 2016 U.S. oil output growth lower than previous forecasts Oil & Gas Journal: Oil price slump won’t threaten U.S. status as major producer, experts say New York Times: Innovations help oil companies maintain output despite low prices The Hill: Senate bills […]