California Water and Drought News for January 8, 2018

State Department of Water Resources finalizes water basin prioritizations By Lake County News, 1/5/19 First Storm of 2019 Bringing Rain, Snow and Concerns About Debris Flows in California Burn Zones By Hannah Fry and Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 1/5/19 Rivers in the Sky: What You Need to Know About Atmospheric River Storms By Peter Arcuni, […]

Energy News for January 8, 2018

Despite shutdown, Trump administration continues work to begin oil drilling in ANWR Elizabeth Harball, Alaska’s Energy Desk Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new ‘potential’ oil buyers Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, Reuters Farmers Fear Another Hit as Trump Shutdown Threatens Ethanol Vow Mario Parker and Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg Gas flaring lights up Texas skies […]

Transportation News for January 3, 2019

AP: Brown reappoints top California high-speed rail leaders San Francisco Chronicle NCAA football title game prompts cleanup along Highway 87 Mercury News SUV driver hits, injures San Jose mayor Curbed New Bus/Carpool Lane Opens Thursday On West Grand Avenue Approach to Bay Bridge PR Newswire Richmond ferry service launches in one week Richmond Standard Smart […]

Energy News for January 3, 2019

Oil tanks catch fire at Noble well in the Permian Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle Whitmer seeks AG opinion on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal The Associated Press OPEC Output Falls Most in Almost Two Years as Saudi Cuts Begin Grant Smith, Bloomberg Why the U.S. Imports LNG Despite Its Gas-Export Boom Naureen S. Malik, Bloomberg […]

California Water and Drought News for January 3, 2019

California to conduct season’s first snow survey By Sacramento Bee, 1/2/19 California Department of Water Resources Reports Current Statewide Snowpack at 71% of Normal for this Time of Year By Sierra Sun Times, 1/2/19 Five Big Things Governor Brown Did on Climate Change By Lauren Sommer, KQED, 1/3/19 Delta Tunnels, Diversity Are Focus of New […]

California Water & Drought News for January 2, 2019

Storm train to resume along US West Coast this weekend By Renee Duff, AccuWeather, 1/2/19 Winter is shrinking, Scripps study finds, posing new fire, water risks By Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12/31/18 Like Fruit, Vegetables, and Almonds? Scientists Have Bad News By Tom Philpott, Mother Jones, 1/1/19 Draft Environmental Impact Report Released for […]

Energy News for January 2, 2019

Chesapeake Energy, Fracking Pioneer, Bet on Oil. Then Prices Plunged Rebecca Elliott, The Wall Street Journal Controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline now in service Jonathan Lai, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette U.S. crude flows to Europe hit 11-month low in December Collin Eaton, Reuters The Infiltrator: How an Undercover Oil Industry Mercenary Tricked Pipeline Opponents Into Believing He […]

California Water and Drought News for December 28, 2018

California weather remains dry. Is it too early to talk drought? By Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 12/27/18 New DWR Flood Maintenance Assistance Program Seeking Proposals By California Water News Daily, 12/27/18 The West Coast’s biggest bird oasis is dying. Will it be saved? By Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, 12/28/18 From California budget […]

Transportation News for December 28, 2019

With BART, bridges and highways jammed, ferries’ popularity swells in Bay Area San Francisco Chronicle Big changes for motorists in 2019: Bridge tolls going up, carpool lane changes and more East Bay Times Are tow trucks needed on Bay Area bridges? Roadshow Mercury News Editorial: Traffic lightening initiative stuck in gridlock Sonoma Index-Tribune Audio: New […]

Transportation News for December 27, 2018

Lawrence Expressway fixes coming eventually: Roadshow Mercury News New state law strips carpool decals from 200,000 clean-air vehicles Santa Rosa Press Democrat France’s ‘yellow vest’ movement hopscotches to Taiwan. ‘We’re pleading with the government’ Los Angeles Times Video: East Bay Paratransit Shaken Up Following KPIX Investigation KPIX ‘Perfect Storm’ Caused Fractures at San Francisco Transit […]