California Water & Drought News for January 8, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Delta smelt legal battle heads to Supreme Court KION: Save Our Water launches new website Huffington Post: California Is Nowhere Near Meeting Its Water Conservation Goals ABC30: Farmers say new congress will be dealing with some old problems Environmental Leader: Water Management in CA During Drought Has Much to Teach Us eSan Joaquin Blog: Go tell it on […]

Energy News for January 8, 2015

Oil & Gas Journal: API report makes case for “true all-of-the-above” energy agenda Bloomberg: U.S. exported most oil since 1920 in Nov., data show The Wall Street Journal: Price drop would prompt investment and dividend cuts, debts among oil firms Reuters: U.S. oil output decline to begin by year’s end Forbes: Federal guidelines could make way for more oil exports […]

California Water & Drought News for January 7, 2015

CBS Sacramento: California Drought Means Tough Times For Steelhead Trout SF Gate: California water use down 10%, but still short of target NBC Southern California: Californians’ Water Conservation Improves, But Falls Short of Goal San Jose Mercury News: California drought: State residents increase conservation but still fall far short of governor’s goal Fresno Bee: Capitol Hill Californians will push for […]

Transportation News for January 7, 2015

Contra Costa Times: Wood burning ban extended through Wednesday in Bay Area  Marin Independent Journal: New trucks on Golden Gate Bridge will move barrier day and night  Fairfield Daily Republic: California breaks ground on bullet train as climate solution

Energy News for January 7, 2015

Fuel Fix: API’s Gerard: Oil, gas industry to thrive despite price decline, regulatory setbacks Bloomberg: Drillers idled most oil rigs last quarter since 2009, data show The Wall Street Journal: Analysts: Crude oil prices to drop further this year Bloomberg: Observers: Oil price decline to drive oilfield write-down surge Politico: Obama to veto Keystone XL bill, spokesman says The Hill: Sens. […]

Transportation News for January 6, 2015

Washington Post: Five myths about gas taxes San Francisco Chronicle: Brown lays out vision at historic 4th inauguration  San Francisco Chronicle: Protesters who blocked BART station deserve reasonable punishment  San Jose Mercury News: Gov. Jerry Brown toughens climate-change goals  Sacramento Bee: AM Alert: Brown, others to break ground on California’s high-speed rail project  Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown offers big plan to […]

California Water & Drought News for January 6, 2015

Associated Press: Californians getting latest water-saving figures Associated Press: State of the State: Gov. Jerry Brown toughens climate change goals Los Angeles Times: Jerry Brown seeks new green regulations in historic fourth term New York Times: Gov. Jerry Brown Begins Last Term With a Bold Energy Plan Modesto Bee: OID to consider plan to pay farmers to fallow pastures Paste […]

Energy News for January 6, 2015

United Press International: IHS: Global energy M&A rose 23% in 2014  Bloomberg: Analysis: Oil prices challenge U.S. shale boom as never before  The Wall Street Journal: House vote on Keystone XL bill expected Friday, McCarthy says  Politico: Senate Dems vow to propose amendments to Keystone XL bill  The Hill: Sen. Shaheen opposes attaching energy efficiency bill to Keystone XL Politico: Sens. […]

Energy News for January 5, 2015

Midland Reporter-Telegram: Falling oil prices could make case for pro-energy policies, observers say The Wall Street Journal: Energy MLPs weigh cutting payouts amid oil price decline Fuel Fix: EIA: Oil price decline to slow down U.S. drilling activity Reuters: Sen. Murkowski plans to introduce Keystone XL approval bill, spokesman says The Boston Globe: Lifting crude exports ban goes hand in […]

California Water & Drought News for January 5, 2015

Manteca Bulletin: Cambria rushes desalination water plant San Francisco Chronicle: Winter storms bring Bay Area reservoir levels The Weather Channel: California Droughts: What’s In Store For The Future? OC Register: Reservoirs drink up recent rains, but more is needed Napa Valley Register: January could be key to ending drought Inland Empire News: Storms fail to reverse California drought The Sacramento Bee: Op […]