Pacific Maritime Online Magazine News for February 16, 2018

      SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE      Rhetoric   By Chris Philips,  Managing Editor     A draft proposal released by the Trump administration includes 47 potential Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas lease sales, including 19 off the coast of Alaska and […]

ENS Federal Report for February 16, 2018

ENS Federal Report – February 16, 2018 View Report on ENS Website Share Tweet Link Forward White House Unveils Infrastructure Proposal This week, the White House released a 10-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal that seeks to dramatically shift the way in which the nation funds its long-term infrastructure needs.  The proposed budget was a drafted before the […]

TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Returns to OAK After Positive Reviews

   P R E S S   R E L E A S E NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   High Demand Brings TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Back to OAK February 26th Appointments Available Now for 2-week Event at Oakland International Airport   The Event:          Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:                   February 26th – March 9th, […]

Energy News for February 16, 2018

  The Hill: EPA penalties for polluters cut in half under Trump, study finds The Hill: Court rules Energy Dept. must implement Obama efficiency rules Bloomberg: Oil Set for Weekly Gain as Dollar Weakens, Markets Stabilize Platts: OPEC drafting agreement to institutionalize market cooperation with Russia, other allies Bloomberg: OPEC Considers Moving the Goalposts – Here’s Where They Might Go […]

California Water News for February 16, 2018

SFGate: Why meteorologists say even a ‘Miracle March’ can’t save California’s dismally dry winter San Francisco Chronicle: Dry weather expected to persist in most of California Bloomberg: Snow-Starved California Could Face Another Drought Chico Enterprise-Record: Assemblyman James Gallagher brings group of legislators to Oroville Dam Brentwood Press: Changes to California WaterFix have opponents requesting new permit approval Water Deeply: Ninth Circuit […]

Bank of the West Daily Update for February 15, 2018

Industrial Production Slips While Core Producer Price Gains Accelerate Bank of the West Daily Update Industrial production unexpectedly dipped -0.1% in January and December’s gain was revised lower to 0.4% from an originally reported 0.9%.  Manufacturing production was unchanged, while utilities production growth slowed from 4.6% in December to 0.6%, and mining production declined 1.0% […]

Energy News for February 15, 2018

          Washington Examiner: Conservatives oppose Trump over gas tax hike Reuters: Oil rises towards $65 on Saudi commitment to curb output, weak dollar Reuters: Marathon Oil profit beats forecasts on rising crude, cost cuts Houston Chronicle: Gulf Coast LNG exports soon expected to dominate global market Greentech Media: DOE Forms a New Office Dedicated to ‘Energy […]

California Water News for February 15, 2018

Gilroy Dispatch: No rain may not mean a drought — yet Los Angeles Times: Even with pledges to fight global warming, you’d better brace yourself for more extreme weather Maven’s Notebook: CAL WATER FIX: Metropolitan Committee discusses the possible staged construction of the project KPCC: 5 things to know about the plan to ship water to Southern California Action […]

2018 State of the Port of Oakland

  Port of Oakland boss tells audience ‘This is our time’               

Energy News for February 14, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Why U.S. Oil Drillers Are Flooding the World The Conversation: Air pollution from industrial shutdowns and startups worse than thought The Hill: Obama energy secretary named to utility giant’s board Utility Dive: McIntyre praises Perry, previews pipeline review and PURPA reform Reuters: In Trump’s first year, U.S. agency doubles solar investments abroad Bloomberg: Tesla’s China Dream Threatened […]