NUCLEAR: The Indian Point nuclear plant just outside of New York City will shut down for good on Friday, following years of environmental and safety concerns. (Associated Press)

EQUITY: Activists and lawmakers plan to pressure the Massachusetts government to follow the environmental justice provisions included in the massive climate bill signed into law last month. (Energy News Network)

PIPELINES: The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in a case over whether a private energy company should be able to seize state land to build the PennEast pipeline. (Reuters)

OFFSHORE WIND: Maine Gov. Janet Mills’ office introduces legislation for a decade-long moratorium on new offshore wind power projects in state waters, in a bid to ease fishing industry frustration over development plans, a move that doesn’t seem to have swayed some fishermen. (Portland Press Herald)

CLIMATE: A central Massachusetts city council voted in favor of a sustainability and resiliency plan that includes a goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045 across sectors, including heating and transportation. (Masslive.com)

UTILITIES:
Connecticut utility regulators have ordered a profit reduction for two utilities — and may issue additional fines — over lackluster storm response after an August 2020 storm that left hundreds of thousands without power for days. (NBC Connecticut)
Local officials across New Jersey Natural Gas’ service territory are calling on the utility to back down from a 25% rate hike proposal. (Asbury Park Press)
Some New Hampshire residents are concerned about rotten utility poles after two recently collapsed, a problem compounded by shifting utility schedules for equipment removal. (New Hampshire Union Leader)

SOLAR: New Jersey wants to double the amount of installed solar capacity every year, but solar developers say proposed incentives to meet that target aren’t strong enough for that level of investment. (NJ Spotlight)

COMMENTARY: A New York City economic development leader wants to see the Big Apple take advantage of billions in available federal dollars to become a “world-leading” offshore wind hub. (City Limits)