Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle – “Port of Oakland too essential to endure labor disputes”

On November 23, 2014, Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle published an editorial in the San Francisco Chronicle on the value of Oakland’s port, and how work stoppages are placing thousands of jobs at risk. Click here or follow the link below to read the full article. SF Gate: Port of Oakland too essential to […]

California Water & Drought News for November 24, 2014

Los Angeles Times: 2014 warmest year: California, world set to break records San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: SF wants to add groundwater to tap Associated Press: Storms raise hope in California drought New York Times: As Snow Fades, California Ski Resorts Are Left High and Very Dry Central Valley Business Times: Drought worries deepen for groundwater users San Francisco Chronicle: Feinstein’s […]

Trade & Movement of Goods News for November 22, 2014

CCTV-America: Labor shortage slows movement of goods at port just before holidays  

California Water & Drought News for November 21, 2014

Associated Press: Feinstein: Differences over drought relief bill for California too great; will try next year McClatchy Washington Bureau: California water bill sinks for now Los Angeles Times: 203 drought maps reveal just how thirsty California has become San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: Dry enough for you? It’ll only get worse KQED: California Drought: A Glimmer of Hope For Winter […]

Energy News for November 21, 2014

Bloomberg: API: Crude, fuel imports hit lowest Oct. level since 1995 Bloomberg: Data: Some U.S. shale regions unprofitable at $75 per barrel Alaska Dispatch News: Alaska North Slope oil, gas lease auction draws $54.5M in high bids Fuel Fix: EIA launches oil import tracking tool Platts: Oil, gas industry challenges Bakken crude treatment rules SNL Financial: Oil, gas tax reform may […]

California Water & Drought News for November 20, 2014

Associated Press: Dry San Diego to look to sewers as water source Sacramento Bee: Limits end on most California stream diversions Tribune News Service: Delta supporters fear secret water legislation plan Los Angeles Times: Why are US lawmakers making California water deals in secret? Associated Press: First of 3 storms douses fields, delays flights Inside Bay Area: Bay Area sees first […]

Energy News for November 20, 2014

Oil & Gas Journal: Report: Expanding offshore leasing could boost domestic energy output Bloomberg Businessweek: Geopolitical landscape moves in favor of U.S. amid low-cost oil Calgary Herald (Alberta)/The Canadian Press: TransCanada looking to build pipelines for U.S. shale oil, exec says Reuters: Obama might consider Keystone deal with GOP, sources say The Des Moines Register: EPA’s 2014 ethanol mandate delay […]

ACWA eNews for November 19, 2014

ACWA eNews for Nov. 19, 2014 in ACWA eNews ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. Manage your subscription here. State Board Adopts NPDES Permit for Discharges from Drinking Water Systems Submitted by Emily Allshouse on Wed, 11/19/2014 – 12:03pm The State Water Resources Control Board on Nov. 18 unanimously […]

NWRA Alert: Likely House Committee Chairs for 114th Congress Announced

National Water Resources Association November 19, 2014   MEMO   To:       NWRA Federal Affairs Committee   From:   Ian Lyle, NWRA Director of Federal Affairs   RE:      Likely Chairs of House Committees Announced   Federal Affairs Committee Members,   Yesterday the House of Representatives Republican Steering Committee announced their recommendations for House […]

California Water & Drought News for November 19, 2014

Associated Press: $3M fine proposed against San Jose water company San Francisco Chronicle: San Diego advances plan to recycle wastewater KCRA Sacramento: California’s drought: Cracking down on water wasters Fresno Bee: Talks on drought bill underway on Capitol Hill Mother Nature Network: Why natural conservation methods matter for the future of urban … Eureka Times Standard: Humboldt County, tribes receive 2,400 […]