Dems set sights on infrastructure, ‘piecemeal’ climate action

HOUSE Dems set sights on infrastructure George Cahlink, E&E News reporter Published: Friday, April 12, 2019 LEESBURG, Va. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a potentially $2 trillion infrastructure package a top priority for the House, despite not having a clear plan for paying for it. The California Democrat made the case for moving a […]

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 […]

Transportation News for January 9, 2018

Infrastructure projects grind to a halt during shutdown Washington Post Will these toll cheaters ever be busted? Roadshow Mercury News Opinion: Why electric cars make sense for Uber, Lyft drivers in San Francisco San Francisco Examiner The inequity of pay-by-distance transit in the Bay Area Curbed Opinion: Uber and Lyft Don’t Reduce Cars. Transit Does. […]

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 […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online

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Invitation to Californiafirst Workshop on Critical Infrastructure – October 9

Next week Tuesday, the Californiafirst financial coalition is hosting a workshop on critical infrastructure. There will be presenters from power, water, telecom, and transportation who will be sharing insights into their respective infrastructures, including possible vulnerabilities during disasters and restoration considerations.    Californiafirst is opening the remaining seats to non-member colleagues. In addition to gaining insights into infrastructure […]

CASA Connects for October 2, 2018

Legislative Update  Governor Acts on Bills of Interest The final outcome for the bills in the 2018 legislative session have now been determined. September 30 was the deadline for the Governor to sign or veto all the bills sent to him for consideration. Several bills CASA was involved with this year were acted on in […]

Posts from California Land Use & Development Law Report for September 25, 2018

Click here for the latest from Perkins Cole’s California Land Use & Development Law Report.


Click here for the State Water Resources Control Board’s recent Notice for Opportunity to Comment on the Caltrans Total Maximum Daily Load Progress Report.

WATER POLICY – House passes infrastructure package

The House this afternoon easily approved water infrastructure legislation by voice vote.   The “America’s Water Infrastructure Act,” S. 3021, would authorize numerous port revitalization, flood control and water storage projects.   It would also ask the National Academy of Sciences to study moving the Army Corps of Engineers out of the Defense Department, and would […]