Water News for May 16, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Ban on Delta tunnels lawsuits slips into federal spending plan Maven’s Notebook: SUSTAINABLE GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT: Can California successfully integrate groundwater and surface water under SGMA? Water Deeply: Hemp Legalization Poised to Transform Agriculture in Arid West NRDC: Who’s Afraid of Litigation Challenging the Delta Tunnels? Maven’s Notebook: Congressman John Garamendi Slams Efforts to […]

Transportation News for May 15, 2018

Mercury News: New buildings need to be “EV ready”: Roadshow Marin Independent Journal: Larkspur SMART station begins to take shape Vallejo Times-Herald: American Canyon to consider moving forward on several projects at council meeting Vallejo Times-Herald: Editorial: No on Regional Measure 3 Palo Alto Online: BART in Alameda?

Energy News for May 15, 2018

Reuters: Arctic oil ‘undrillable’ amid global warming: U.N.’s ex-climate chief The Guardian: Investors urge fossil fuel firms to shun Trump’s Arctic drilling plans The New York Times: Shell Spreads Its Bets Around as It Prepares for a Greener Future Reuters: Investors see big oil surge, but physical markets suggest caution Law360: 4 Things To Watch […]

Water News for May 15, 2018

Maven’s Notebook: State Water Contractors Announce Formation of Joint Powers Authority for California WaterFix Water Deeply: Facing Climate and Water Pressures, Farmers Return to Age-Old Practice Business Wire (press release): Metropolitan Board Chairman’s Statement on Formation of California WaterFix Design and Construction Authority Department of Water Resources: Formation of Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority and […]

Transportation News for May 10, 2018

ABC: Transportation expert discusses Bike to Work Day events across Bay Area KTVU: Bike to work day: Get out of the car and onto two wheels! Martinez Gazette: Bike to work day San Francisco Chronicle: Many rides, one truth for all levels of cyclists Mercury News: Bicyclists can (usually) ride on sidewalks: Roadshow Marin Independent […]

Energy News for May 10, 2018

Platts: Iraqi oil minister says OPEC will cover any Iranian crude market loss Reuters: U.S. East Coast refiners look to Texas crude for discounted oil Bloomberg: Trump’s Iran Move May Kick Worst U.S. Gas Market While It’s Down The New York Times: U.S. Pullout From Iran Nuclear Deal May Unsettle Oil Markets The Wall Street […]

Water News for May 10, 2018

Press Democrat: Gathered in Santa Rosa, officials proclaim new level of wildfire danger Washington Post: Precipitation whiplash and climate change threaten California’s freshwater Lake Tahoe News: Hazardous chemical spills into Carson River in Alpine County, closes highways, forces evacuations Action News Now: Phase Two of Construction Begins at Oroville Dam Arizona Daily Star: Risk of […]

Transportation News for May 8, 2018

Mercury News: Uber fatal crash: Self-driving software reportedly set to ignore objects on road Mercury News: Resolving mysteries of repaving Highway 17: Roadshow San Francisco Examiner: Twin Peaks subway tunnel to close over summer, shuttle buses to run for trains The Almanac: Local leaders split over transportation measure Reuters: Major automakers urge Trump not to […]

Energy News for May 8, 2018

CNBC: Iran sanctions seen having limited impact on oil market if Trump scraps nuclear deal Law 360: Pa. Pipeline Row Shows Enviro Rights Amendment Still Murky Platts: Sempra says it is sticking to 2019 startup for three trains at Cameron LNG Utility Dive: FERC approves elimination of SPP regional entity Utility Dive: Solar has transformed […]

Water News for May 8, 2018

Water Deeply: California Considers Charge on Utility Bills to Create Safe Water Fund Bay Area News Group: $650 million vote set on Delta tunnels project: Are taxpayers protected? Fresno Bee: ‘The drought is not over’: Residents still getting water from temporary tanks fear cutoff Los Angeles Times: Separating water and politics isn’t easy in California […]