California Water News for August 25, 2017

Capital Public Radio News: Sites Reservoir Supporters Requested Half Of Prop. 1 Funds Capital Press: Oroville Dam rebuilding project passes season’s midway point KCRA Sacramento: As repairs continue, Oroville demands federal oversight at dam The Daily Caller: Useless Dam Causes Host Of Environmental Problems Fresno Bee: A big dam east of Fresno has been talked about for years. Now it’s time to talk […]

San Francisco Chronicle: Scores of Sea Lions Dying

Scores of sea lions dying Mammals washing ashore after eating food tainted by toxic algae By Peter Fimrite Nicole Boliaux / The Chronicle Veterinarian Geraldine Lacave uses a wooden board to block a California sea lion during a neuroscore exam to evaluate the cognitive brain function in another sea lion suffering from domoic acid poisoning […]

Energy News for August 2, 2017

E&E News: Industry to EPA: We want rule ‘fixed, not just gone’ The Hill: Top EPA official resigns over direction of agency under Trump Reuters: Bearish cocktail knocks oil prices off recent highs Reuters: Venezuelan oil supply to Phillips 66 falls amid quality issues The New York Times: Oil Companies at Last See Path to Profits After Painful Spell Morning […]

California Water News for August 2, 2017

Chico Enterprise Record: State’s June water savings down to 17.4 percent Sacramento Bee: Why California has tossed drinking water limit on ‘Erin Brockovich chemical Capital Public Radio News: First Step In Implementing California Groundwater Law Successful Napa Valley Register: After Oroville crisis, state orders inspection of 3 Napa Countydam … Sierra Sun Times: New Water Bonds Could Go Before California Voters In 2018 East Bay Times: Opinion: Twin tunnels project jeopardizes stability of […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for August 1, 2017

    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Your Money’s Worth    By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     In 1994, the US Coast Guard stopped training its cadets in Morse code and changed the name of the rating from “radioman” to “information systems technician.” […]

California Water News for August 1, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle: Drone video shows repairs progressing at Oroville Dam Santa Rosa Press Democrat:  State agency orders studies of spillway safety at 93 dams around … Western Journalism: State Responds To Report That Claims California Dam Could Be Failing News Deeply: California May See More Rainfall Over the Next Century CBS San Francisco Bay Area: Droughts Leave California Fishermen […]

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one BY RYAN SABALOW AND DALE KASLER JULY 28, 2017 1:45 PM President Donald Trump’s administration gave California land developers and farmers a reason to cheer when the White House last month rolled back controversial regulations for wetlands imposed during the […]

ABAG and MTC Adopts Plan Bay Area 2040: Blueprint for Transportation Investments and Land Use Decisions

On July 26, the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) jointly adopted Plan Bay Area 2040, the Bay Area’s long-range blueprint to guide transportation investments and land use decisions through 2040, and its associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Watch the meeting recording and review the meeting’s agenda here. Plan Bay Area 2040 establishes […]

California Water News for July 31, 2017

Chico Enterprise-Record: Boaters welcome Lime Saddle parking expansion Sierra Sun Times: San Joaquin River Flows Move to Restoration Flows to Help Restore a Self-Sustaining Chinook Salmon Population Western Journalism: State Downplays Report That Claims California Dam Could Be Failing Ventura County Star: After Oroville crisis, California orders closer look at 93 dams SFist:  Green Spots On Oroville Dam May Indicate Dangerous Seepage … […]

OAK Finishes Fiscal Year 2017 With Strong Passenger Traffic Gains

   PRESS RELEASE NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL FINISHES FISCAL YEAR 2017 WITH STRONG PASSENGER TRAFFIC GAINS 1.22 MILLION PASSENGERS TRAVELED THROUGH OAKLAND IN JUNE   Oakland, CA:  (July 31, 2017) – Oakland International Airport released June traffic reports today, revealing passenger growth of 9.4% over June 2016. Total passengers increased from 1,113,508 in June 2016, […]