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The California High Speed Rail Authority is issuing a request for proposals to five bidding consortiums who met the prequalification requirements. According to the Fresno Bee they include the winner of the first HSR construction segment from Madera to Fresno, Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons: Among the construction teams that were pre-qualified earlier this year to bid on […]

Apr 3rd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny ruled on Tuesday that the other part of the anti-high speed rail lawsuit brought by a few Kings County residents can go ahead. Judge Kenny ruled for the plaintiffs last year that the California High Speed Rail Authority has to redo its financing plan because the federal government is […]

Mar 6th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Governor Jerry Brown, the California High Speed Rail Authority, and Treasurer Bill Lockyer are appealing to the California Supreme Court to overturn Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny’s ruling last year that the state cannot sell Prop 1A bonds because Congressional Republicans refuse to authorize new federal funding, throwing the earlier funding plan into question: […]

Jan 24th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

When it comes to fighting CO2 emissions, doing something meaningful to stop climate change, and reduce air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, it’s hard to find a better ally than the Sierra Club. Right now some of their most high profile work is involved in stopping fossil fuel supply. They’re leaders in the fight […]

Jan 17th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized