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Sammy Roth @Sammy_Roth Los Angeles, CA

Energy reporter @latimes. Proud alum @MyDesert @USATODAY @ColumbiaSpec. Dodgers fan, hiker, co-host @TheHatchPodcast. Just trying to be good to people.

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Joined Twitter 10/14/11


PSA: If you think you've been exposed to COVID-19, don't go spelunking. https://t.co/PjKphMFTqA cc @rozmurph @Jill_CastellanoFollow up is that a few months later, the L.A. Department of Water and Power said it would try to build the world's… https://t.co/4rLIa5zTd3 @michmobile @lila_seidman @LATstevelopez Not sure, sorry.Thanks Rosanna! I was excited to get the @LAPressClub nod for this story, about how Los Angeles made plans to ditch… https://t.co/6FdR3Gb1ZAThank you @LAPressClub for recognizing our sea level rise project for environment reporting, and our feature on… https://t.co/Wz5ZUSgSs6
Retweeted by Sammy Roth @jfleck @phaneritic Just for the record, John, I read your book! But apparently did not remember every detail... @gspeng @latimes I agree with you."If the players can’t even trust the owners with a swab, how can they trust them with their lives?" @BillPlaschke n… https://t.co/TVjvwQt8dAMookie Betts is not satisfied by Major League Baseball's response to the killing of George Floyd: https://t.co/JWW7g0B5RiJust one of the many ways that climate change is affecting and will affect water infrastructure at all levels. https://t.co/9mWAOaIOTeFollow up here: The company that has received the most fracking permits in California since Newsom lifted his morat… https://t.co/nh7Exjtf0XExcellent deep dive here on how utility companies use charitable giving to build support for their rate hikes and f… https://t.co/vq0LPC15Ob
7/8
2020
🥶 https://t.co/psTCgXK48tMy latest with @rozmurph! https://t.co/2JNKMYLgizOregon officials, including Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, say state approval is still needed before the project can g… https://t.co/XDO2O2Ye6X @CathyCasilda Yes!Kicker is that, for better/or for worse, the Army Corps really did reshape America’s rivers. https://t.co/0oZnIxisl7Here’s Mark Twain singing the praises of rivers and dumping on the Army Corps of Engineers. https://t.co/oFO3yFEQuO @optimizetaste Sure thing.Sunrun, the largest U.S. rooftop solar installer, is acquiring Vivint, the second-largest U.S. rooftop solar instal… https://t.co/iRy0WpkEgL
7/7
2020
@JoshuaBasseches Thank you! @AngelRubinetti You’re welcome!You can get Boiling Point in your email every Thursday! Just enter your email here: https://t.co/GbMLUZh96h https://t.co/HQO7sZGwSR @KDEarthAdvocate Thanks, Kim.And now Supreme Court says Keystone XL construction may NOT go on while underlying court case proceeds. Trump adm… https://t.co/52qRoXLO8y
Retweeted by Sammy RothSupreme Court leaves in place injunction against Keystone XL pipeline concerning dredging permit dispute but curbs… https://t.co/OxRkkw7slR
Retweeted by Sammy RothForget Baby Yoda. 'Hamilton' is Disney+'s newest draw, ⁦@RFaughnder⁩ writes: https://t.co/kaCSkVCrhpFire officials urged Los Angeles County residents to refrain from setting off fireworks anywhere near dry brush: https://t.co/ecjTzPP0OJMeanwhile, in Washington state, a gas utility wants kids to "color in Don Fuego." https://t.co/CdDzvrfgkm https://t.co/YGRdXZkEiN @loiskeller This is an interesting idea!If you'd like to follow Meredith's lovely example, here's where you can subscribe to the @latimes:… https://t.co/DN2CQcXCIR @ConnollyMer @latimes Thank you so much, Meredith! That means a lot. I'll try to make it worthwhile for you. @cece_coffey Also a good choice!Not a huge shocker here, but Southern California Edison is now also telling state officials it would support an all… https://t.co/d8rfUkjbiYUpdate: The Newsom administration issued another dozen fracking permits in Kern County on Thursday, this time to Ch… https://t.co/v7BtH5raTs @jlappen1 I was hoping someone would know it. Thank you! @YeyeLobet Thank you!Wow. A new study finds that 55% of water consumed in the Colorado River Basin is used to grow crops to feed cattle.… https://t.co/mALyMu3Hks"If we don't get this under control in California, there'll be 250,000 of these giant 40-pound swamp rats within fi… https://t.co/3iqD8oOhpRAn audit found that major U.S. companies — including Coca-Cola, FedEx and Walmart — have been using huge amounts of… https://t.co/3J3pdsYyL7A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down and remove all oil within 30 days, a huge win f… https://t.co/14KdBnQ6ooCalifornia typically depends on prison inmates to help fight the biggest fires. But with COVID-19 spreading in pris… https://t.co/ali4GjmHuH"What’s insidious about the fossil fuel industry’s strategy is that they only appear to care about those racially d… https://t.co/J43A8DNH6lAnd here's another one from @emorwee: Now Alaska's all-white congressional delegation is claiming big banks are dis… https://t.co/NijRIXYfSZIn Britain, meanwhile, coal is almost entirely gone and the grid operator is talking about going full weeks without… https://t.co/44i4OksO95.@ivanlpenn looks at why utilities say they still need natural gas, as coal plants close and renewables get cheape… https://t.co/MZoJoorthJAfter a night of illegal fireworks, Los Angeles air quality was worse than usual even for July 4-5, @phila_lex rep… https://t.co/UJ4VGD8v2eOur raft continues. How long have we been adrift?
Retweeted by Sammy Roth @LBY3 Yes, a toe-in the water!John Jay, in Federalist No. 2: America is bound together by its rivers. https://t.co/6yKeIGH7CiJust started reading “The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers,” and I had no idea that th… https://t.co/cfi4rIfYlQ @JimMoor70058163 I do, thank you! @airfrezno Oy. @amywestervelt @KendraWrites Have written a couple pieces related to this, but can't say I've dived in fully...… https://t.co/AxQZS2VrnF @russ1mitchell @latimes Thanks Russ! Fyi we have a dedicated signup page at https://t.co/GbMLUZh96h @MadelineJanis That's a very good point. Thank you for raising it. @Maya4EJ Argh, yeah. @gspeng @ivanlpenn Interesting question...Feel like the hidden headline here is Warren Buffett investing billions of dollars in natural gas infrastructure in… https://t.co/w3sUyGaZlfMonks in medieval England build a church. https://t.co/jWg77AVNUt
7/6
2020
@JamesGunn @JuddApatow "...researchers are raising alarms that the novel coronavirus and the covid-19 disease it ca… https://t.co/BTgqtSZt7W
Retweeted by Sammy Roth.@MikeTrout wearing a mask WHILE working out. Nothing more needs to be said. https://t.co/AvklZ2NFRc
Retweeted by Sammy RothThese stories are so terrifying https://t.co/CnI4fcRZre"You want to be an ally? You make sure that Black people and people of color and women are getting paid, that they’… https://t.co/arutZTs1suYes, I read the Bret Stephens piece. Ho hum. Yes, the intolerant left is a threat. Stipulated. However, I have exc… https://t.co/KKUtadZkDh
Retweeted by Sammy RothI love the name Cleveland Spiders and love it even more because the actual Spiders were literally the worst team in… https://t.co/CQX5NW1tk0
Retweeted by Sammy RothBig Sunday energy news: Berkshire Hathaway's energy group to buy Dominion's gas pipeline and storage business for $… https://t.co/I9JcQwx2iw
Retweeted by Sammy RothLink to press release: https://t.co/42AjkG0m1V https://t.co/gbo3uwj6Rs
Retweeted by Sammy RothHouse Democrats' climate plan "imagines the United States fighting climate change alone, an isolated government wit… https://t.co/ZXqqbOxJmiMost damning part of this investigation from @OPB @Oregonian @propublica: The former lawmaker & former governor who… https://t.co/BFjtVvKEANLatest edition of Boiling Point, my email newsletter for @latimes, features House Democrats' climate plan, clean tr… https://t.co/PUKWYgf4XwMeanwhile, in San Diego County, a bunch of local water district officials showed up at the "American Liberty Forum… https://t.co/8Svx0H2qbEMore and more headlines like this as sea levels rise. https://t.co/zZLUwRRyix via @RosannaXiaAlso interesting: "Statewide, the conservation habits city dwellers were forced to adopt during the parched years o… https://t.co/TE4TPYGQJQOverall, California hasn't been getting less rainfall in recent decades. But the year-to-year — and decade-to-deca… https://t.co/9NrUoyJwOIMorning! Air quality in LA looks about as bad as when we have wildfires. https://t.co/CtVGFZDuIY
Retweeted by Sammy RothWe’re number one! 🇺🇸 https://t.co/DyBQkx3nJN
Retweeted by Sammy RothSo happy to learn that the air quality is so bad today that we will all be trapped inside with the windows shut on a 90-degree day
Retweeted by Sammy RothWalking around my neighborhood this morning it looks like the marine layer had rolled inland from Santa Monica. And… https://t.co/YcGD0yOAYCAmerica's public lands are one of the best things about this country. How much renewable energy should we build on… https://t.co/9qK68mzq2n
Retweeted by Sammy Roth"What a luxury it would be for this city to be concerned about championship aspirations. At the moment, the state o… https://t.co/TFSxryDGeCFully support David Price opting out, much as I'll miss watching him pitch. https://t.co/S3nRGFogM0Something similar has been happening in Australia: https://t.co/hjPuVnrhpj https://t.co/japi9anB6T @thesep7 @dapperdannyroth Is that.....Pablo? @thesep7 OK, you got me to like a Giants thing. Congrats ;-) @MarkOlalde Same to you! @GotitaJB @LifeOnThinIce Oh yeah, I read Jenny's study. Fascinating. Meant to write something but @MarkOlalde beat me to it.This is the most real https://t.co/KW398P6p7c
7/5
2020
The geology of the Imperial Valley (and Southern California more broadly) is so damn cool. https://t.co/ZwVnrKnyow"So what do we take with us when we remove the masks and move forward? What should be on our post-pandemic, post-pr… https://t.co/bMF29nR7nr"In a land of finite resources, every choice, big or small — irrigating an alfalfa field, taking a swing on a golf… https://t.co/ITnYn3beqIAlso: Chad Mayes, the Republican-turned-independent lawmaker from the High Desert, has a bill that would (temporari… https://t.co/iNtmhegqzIResidents of Yucca Valley, just outside Joshua Tree National Park, are furious about a proposal to list the western… https://t.co/Y7lYKqqBhoSecond edition of The Wild, a new @latimes newsletter by @maryforgione about the great outdoors. This one's got rec… https://t.co/qHx10WtYGHReally awful that this happened in Niland. It's tough enough there. https://t.co/DguHyiLaXY via @stephaniealaiFrom our conversation with Henry Ian Cusick and Sonya Walger about "The Constant"! Give it a listen on your podca… https://t.co/tXjQKKhK9h
Retweeted by Sammy RothGreat fact-check of Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette's "clean coal is essential to America" op-ed by @DanGearino: https://t.co/C5n9sz0j0vIt's official, PG&E is no longer bankrupt https://t.co/2lgsM5QKz8Seems Santa Barbara has figured out a way to keep its desalination plant running even when there's no drought — sel… https://t.co/hjlhGkZuXY @WuebbenD Would love that, if you don't mind. sammy (dot) roth (at) latimes (dot) com. Thanks much!
7/4
2020

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