Energy News for February 13, 2015

POLITICO By Darius Dixon With help from Elana Schor, Alex Guillén and Bob King GOP GIVES KEYSTONE BILL A STAY OF EXECUTION: Apparently, the Senate bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline passed by the House this week doesn’t need to officially die before its supporters can begin sitting shiva. Republicans plan to wait until […]

California Water & Drought News for February 13, 2015

The Associated Press: Study sees even bigger longer droughts for much of West The Associated Press: California lakes filling, waterfalls flowing after rain FOX40: Salt Water Barriers May Come to Delta Los Angeles Times: Extreme drought in Northern California just got 10% better Los Angeles Times: Chance of ‘megadrought’ in US Southwest now 50 percent, study concludes Los Angeles Times: Bigger […]

Transportation News for February 12, 2015

POLITICO By Heather Caygle With help from Kevin Robillard and Kathryn A. Wolfe MT EXCLUSIVE: THE RED STATE REUNION TOUR – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is hitting the road again to drum up grass-roots support for infrastructure funding. Next Tuesday, the DOT chief is kicking off a multistate bus tour that will snake along the […]

Energy News for February 12, 2015

POLITICO By Darius Dixon With help from Andrew Restuccia, Elana Schor, Darren Goode, Alex Guillén HOUSE SENDS KEYSTONE BILL TO WH DOOM: The House easily passed a bill yesterday that would allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up President Barack Obama to issue the third veto of his presidency, our Elana Schor reports. […]

California Water and Drought News for February 12, 2015

Stockton Record: San Joaquin County’s underground supply sinks toward 1992 low point Capital Public Radio News: Millions In Grants For Salmon And Steelhead Habitat Santa Rosa Press: Feds OK extra storage at rising Lake Mendocino Capital Public Radio: California Reservoirs Benefit From Recent Storms Breitbart News: California Dairy Farmers Are Mooving ACWA: $50 million in Drought Relief for Western States Detailed […]

California Water & Drought News for February 11, 2015

Sacramento Bee: Appeals court rejects challenges to fish hatcheries’ impact NBC News: States Dangle Water to Tempt California Dairy Farmers Santa Clarita Valley Signal: The best fix for farmers’ water problems San Jose Mercury News: A tale of two droughts: Northern vs. Southern California Energy Collective: What A Down Under Drought Can Teach California About Water CNBC: Why California’s dairy cows […]

Transportation News for February 11, 2015

Newly-elected council member sets goals and priorities San Jose Mercury News SF launches vehicle training program to improve safety on streets San Francisco Examiner Man-made climate change may need man-made remedies, science panel says Los Angeles Times  High-speed rail foes argue state environmental law applies Daily Republic Bay Area Commute Times Improve KSRO POLITICO Morning […]

Energy News for February 11, 2015

The Hill: Most Americans support oil exports to U.S. trading partners, poll finds CNN Money: Report: North American shale revolution could end OPEC pricing power Fuel Fix: IEA: North American spending cuts, rig count drop could drive oil recovery Bloomberg: Alberta in talks with Alaska on oil sands crude pipeline, official says Reuters: EIA: Daily U.S. shale oil output to […]

Transportation News for February 10, 2015

Alternatives to California gas tax are on table San Francisco Chronicle AM Alert: Senate Democrats unveil legislation to fight climate change Sacramento Bee Sacramento considering half-cent county transportation sales tax Sacramento Bee POLITICO Morning Transportation  ON TAP FOR TODAY: Sen. Deb Fischer holds her second hearing of the year as chairwoman of the Senate Commerce […]

Energy News for February 10, 2015

The Hill: BOEM disregards economic benefits of expanding offshore leasing, Gerard says The Wall Street Journal: Investors focus on producers’ plans for surviving oil at $50 Reuters: IEA: U.S. to lead global oil supply growth until 2020 The Hill: House panel leaders unveil policy framework for energy Bloomberg Businessweek: Shale producers to benefit from potential oil-price recovery, exec says Reuters: EIA: […]