Today’s Top Story:
Governor Jerry Grown has signed AB 380, which requires companies to make new disclosures about the shipments of crude oil through California. The transport law mandates that carriers release information about the movement and characteristics of crude oil and other hazardous materials to state and local agencies, so they can prepare emergency responses in case of accidents. (Bloomberg)
Measure P: It comes down to who shows up
The months-long debate over Measure P is intensifying as the Nov. 4 general election approaches, but the measure’s ultimate success or failure hinges on who shows up to vote, with South County voters expected to outnumber those in the north.
Water, Water Everywhere in California Oil Production
Natural Gas Intelligence
In the drought-scarred West and the current era of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), California’s preponderance of water produced in conjunction with oil is gaining more attention among industry and government leaders.
California’s Brown Signs Railway Oil-Cargo Disclosure Law
California Governor Jerry Brown signed bills requiring companies to make new disclosures about train shipments of crude oil through the most populous U.S. state and about water used in energy production.