California Water & Drought News for June 29, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Lawsuits over California water rights are a fight a century in the making Courthouse News Service: Calif. Cities, Farms, Orchards Fight for Water National Public Radio: Residents Grow More Desperate Without Water In California Town Pleasanton Weekly: Governor unveils revised approach to fix Delta water system Sacramento Bee: Sacramento water agencies brace for historic drop in Folsom […]

Energy News for June 29, 2015

Platts: U.S. to see minimal rise in rig count this year, analysts say The Hill: Higher royalties would discourage federal oil, gas extraction, companies say SNL Financial: House clears spending bill amendments targeting EPA rules The Washington Post: The surprisingly important climate policy moment that’s coming this week CNBC: Oil at lowest, prices fall more than $1 New York Times: With […]

Transportation News for June 29, 2015

Marin Independent Journal: Golden Gate Bridge tolls tick upward Wednesday  Sacramento Bee: Avoiding future freeway congestion could come with a cost  Press Release from Senator Maria Cantwell: Cantwell, Booker, Murray, Markey Introduce Comprehensive Freight Investment Legislation   POLITICO Morning Transportation for 6/29/2015 By KATHRYN A. WOLFE and JENNIFER SCHOLTES, with help from Heather Caygle RECESS WON’T STIFLE FAA […]

California Water & Drought News for June 26, 2015

New York Times: In California, Water Restrictions Above Ground and Leaks Below Associated Press: California farmers may defy notice to stop irrigating Los Angeles Times: 183 drought maps reveal just how thirsty California has become Los Angeles Times: Another DWP bill? No: ‘You are in the top 1% of all residential water users’ Capitol Weekly: Felicia Marcus navigates drought’s rough […]

Energy News for June 26, 2015

Associated Press: API: Higher ethanol mandates would hurt retailers, consumers Wall Street Journal: More oil cargoes get stored in tankers amid lack of buyers Forbes: Global oil output growth is here to stay United Press International: Lower 48 oil output rose last week, EIA says Associated Press: House panel asks Plains All American to explain Calif. oil pipeline rupture CNBC: Oil […]

Transportation News for June 26, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Commuters say they’d pay to improve public transit  San Francisco Chronicle: French president rails against Uber amid taxi tensions  Oakland Tribune: Google’s new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roads  Contra Costa Times: S.F. Bay Ferry fares going up  San Francisco Examiner: Uber argues to state against calls for fingerprint criminal checks  Washington Post: Budget and tax: What’s next […]

California Water & Drought News for June 25, 2015

Sacramento Bee: State water system stretched to limit, officials say Sacramento Bee: Some water agencies in California consider defying state cuts Los Angeles Times: Water conservation amid drought: Who made the grade? The Fresno Bee: Obama turns up dial on California drought aid Capital Public Radio News: Feds Give $150 Million To Help California With Drought San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: […]

Energy News for June 25, 2015

Fuel Fix: Shale drilling slowdown may continue a while, expert says San Antonio Express-News:Oil, gas industry to see slow recovery this year, analysts say The Hill: Final federal review begins for draft methane emissions rules The Hill: Bill delaying power plant emissions rule clears House Morning Consult: Resurrected Bill Would Grant Favored Tax Status to Renewable Industry CNBC: US oil […]

Transportation News for June 25, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle: Uber, Lyft, others won’t solve San Francisco’s transit  Contra Costa Times: Bay Area housing crisis may cause NIMBY attitudes to wane  San Jose Mercury News: Roadshow: Is a higher mpg requirement a bad thing?  Marin Independent Journal: National park ferry service to Fort Baker worries Sausalito  San Francisco Examiner: SF supes committee, mayor reach budget deal  San […]

California Water & Drought News for June 24, 2015

New York Times: Troubled Delta System Is California’s Water Battleground Sacramento Bee: Under new plan, Folsom Lake could be dangerously dry within months CBS News: Most California farmers ignoring water restrictions Capital Public Radio: Regulations Would Allow Removal Of Drought-Killed Trees San Diego Union-Tribune: Airport’s new water source is the air KQED: San Francisco Requires Water Recycling San Francisco Chronicle: Stockton judge […]