California Water and Drought News for January 18, 2019

How much snow did the storm bring to Southern California mountains? By Laylan Connelly, Daily Bulletin, 1/17/19 Thousands of gallons of sewage released into Ventura River By Joe Buttitta, KEYT, 1/17/19 Flash Flood Warning In Camp Fire Area As Rain Pounds California From Pacific Storm By Paul Elias and John Antczak, Capital Public Radio, 1/17/19 […]

Energy News and Highlights – January 18, 2019

To boost confidence in oil cut, OPEC issues quota list Alex Lawler, Reuters Kinder Morgan mulling expansion of Double H crude pipeline Starr Spencer, Platts PG&E Judge Targets Uninsulated Power Conductors as Fire Hazard Margaret Cronin Fisk, Bloomberg FERC opens 3 pipeline rate probes as Chatterjee tables PJM political spending complaint Gavin Bade, Utility Dive […]

Bank of the West US Outlook Report – 1/18/2019

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Transportation News for January 18, 2019

Opinion: Reform tax credit for electric vehicles  San Francisco Chronicle To the clueless a plea, turn those headlights on!  Mercury News BART construction beginning in downtown San Jose  Mercury News Video: BART To Begin Construction On Downtown San Jose Extension  KPIX Dodd seeks cheaper, quicker path for road projects  Santa Rosa Press Democrat Dodd bill […]

California Weather Threat Briefing

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Energy News and Highlights for January 15, 2019

Big win for oil and gas industry: Colorado Supreme Court reverses Appeals Court ruling in Martinez case Judith Kohler, The Denver Post Barclays to reject most financing for Arctic drilling Miranda Green, The Hill US appeals court will not ease stay for 1.5 Bcf/d ACP natural gas pipeline Maya Weber, Platts Energy sector heads into […]

California Water and Drought News for January 15, 2019

Gavin Newsom appoints Oakland man to lead Natural Resources Agency By Nico Savidge, Mercury News, 1/12/19 New Powerhouse Science Center Will Educate Visitors On California Water Issues By CBS Sacramento, 1/14/19 People will be saying ‘atmospheric river’ a lot on Wednesday. Here’s what that means. By Amy Graff, SFGATE, 1/14/19  Gov. Newsom proposes tax on drinking […]

Bank of the West Daily Update for January 15, 2019

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Energy News for January 11, 2019

Colorado governor pushes local controls on oil-gas decisions James Anderson, The Associated Press Walz orders review of Commerce Department’s decision to fight Enbridge pipeline project Mike Hughlett, Star Tribune US BLM delays ANWR lease hearings, comment deadline remains in place Tim Bradner, Platts Canada regulator issues draft conditions in oil pipeline review Julie Gordon, Reuters PG&E […]

California Water and Drought News for January 11, 2019

Gavin Newsom budget calls for drinking water tax to help poor communities By Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow, and Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee, 1/10/19 Parade of Storms to Bring Soaking Rain and Feet of Snow to California Through Next Week By Chris Dolce, Weather Channel, 1/11/19 San Francisco sues state over potentially drastic water reductions By […]