Transportation News for December 16, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle:  State Senate leader: Divest in coal to fight global warming $5M approved for state’s quake early-warning system Alternatives to gasoline can be worse on air Marin Independent Journal:  Editorial: New San Rafael ferry shuttle is a wise investment

Trade & Movement of Goods News for December 16, 2014

Courtesy of TRB News: Commodity Flow Survey Workshop Transportation Services Index: November 2014 How We Pay for Transportation: The Life and Death of the Highway Trust Fund Hearing on the Future of Passenger Rail 2015 TRB 94th Annual Meeting: U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s 30-Year Plan: Vision for the Future for our Nation’s Transportation System […]

Energy News for December 16, 2014

Bloomberg: Goldman: U.S. oil producers may boost output beyond highest rate despite price decline Bloomberg BNA’s special report: Methane Emissions Regulations Aimed at Oil & Gas Reuters: U.S. oil production more responsive to price declines than before Politico: Crude prices could affect Keystone XL pipeline The Norfolk Daily News: TransCanada rep: Keystone XL remains important for energy security The Hill:Top […]

California Water & Drought News for December 16, 2014

Associated Press: More rain falls on waterlogged Northern California Associated Press: Water dispute nears end between tribes, government Los Angeles Time: Earthquake could imperil LA’s water supply Fresno Bee: Earth Log: Sierra snowpack looks better, but we need a six-pack of these storms The Produce News: California rain storms: all good for ag Press-Enterprise: STORMS: Inland lake levels rising NBC Southern […]

Trade & Movement of Goods News for December 15, 2014

ABC CBN News: What needs to be done to ease port congestion

California Water & Drought News for December 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee: California needs more big storms to beat drought Los Angeles Times: State’s estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons Los Angeles Times: California storms help where it counts: Sierra snowpack Chicago Tribune: California would need five more super storms to quell drought Capital Public Radio: More Rain Needed To Improve California’s Water Supply Los Angeles Times: Government […]

Energy News for December 12, 2014

Reuters: House subcommittee hears arguments on crude exports ban The Wall Street Journal: LNG investors could face losses amid oil price decline Reuters: 5 oil-producing states could be hit hardest by price decline The Hill: Economists call on Obama to allow crude exports Politico: EPA appears likely to miss deadline on power plant proposal Oil & Gas Journal: BOEM increases oil […]

California Water & Drought News for December 12, 2014

Associated Press: The latest on powerful storm sweeping across Northern California McClatchy Washington Bureau: California lawmakers look to 2015 for drought legislation Los Angeles Times: How much will heavy rains ease California’s drought? Los Angeles Times: Gardeners, nurseries struggle to adapt as drought cuts their business Capital Public Radio: Strong Storms May Not Improve California Water Supply Much PBS News […]

House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill The Washington Post, By Ed O’Keefe Congress managed to narrowly avoid another government shutdown crisis Thursday night when the House approved a $1.1 trillion spending package to keep most government agencies operating through next summer. The 219-to-206 vote came with less than three hours to go until government funding expired. The […]

Transportation News for December 11, 2014

Peninsula Press: Tired of being bumped, Caltrain bike commuters push for more space  Marin Independent Journal: Dick Spotswood: New state law says don’t worry about traffic  Contra Costa Times: Bay Bridge light sculpture to shine on with big donation  San Francisco Chronicle: Transbay Transit Center vision includes thriving retail hub