Freeport LNG, a major global exporter, will partially open in September after June 8 pipeline explosion but not fully until year end, drawing global market concern on supply in wake of Russian cutbacks. Federal probes are underway as to the incident cause.
Six Bay Area counties announced Tuesday that most construction is to be halted due to a tightened, joint shelter-in-place order. Meanwhile, Los Angeles issues new site safety guidelines and additional site inspections based on public reports of violations.
UPDATE: Non-essential jobsites must close, effective now, except key infrastructure, medical facilities, and affordable housing, with time to insure projects are 'safely stabilized,' state said March 27; NY reports more than 60,000 cases and 965 deaths as of Mar. 30