CLIMATE: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants makes headway, gaining the overwhelming approval of state environmental regulators. (Associated Press)

UTILITIES: Maine Gov. Janet Mills vetoes the consumer-owned electric utility bill over concerns that the legislation was poorly crafted, but signals that she generally supports the movement. (Maine Public)

• An over 2 GW offshore wind farm proposed for the waters off New York should be operational by 2025, according to developers’ updated plans. (National Fisherman)
• Maine officials map out a 16-square-mile area in the Gulf of Maine where they would like to site a floating offshore wind turbine pilot project. (Associated Press)
• A central New York town plans an environmental review of a major wind tower assembly facility proposed for the Hudson River-adjacent Port of Albany and backed by the governor. (Times Union)
• In New Jersey, dozens of elected officials throw their support behind the nascent offshore wind industry and rebuke critics focused on aesthetics. (NJ Spotlight)
• Massachusetts officials, including the governor, aren’t sure who owns the former coal plant site that is supposed to become an offshore wind infrastructure hub, hindering development plans. (Commonwealth Magazine)

WASTE-TO-ENERGY: Rhode Island environmental officials deny a permit to a controversial medical waste-to-energy facility, but the developer vows to pursue its “many” legal options. (Boston Globe, subscription)

• Developers have installed 3 GW of solar power in New York over the past decade while costs have fallen by over two-thirds. (news release)
• Developers pitch a 3.75 MW ground-mounted solar array in New York’s Hudson Valley and discuss stormwater runoff management options for the site. (Storm Water Solutions)
• Both a grocery warehouse in New York City’s Bronx borough and a Catholic high school in the city’s Queens borough plan to install small solar arrays. (news release, news release)

NATURAL GAS: The top executive at Chesapeake Utilities discusses the company’s philosophy of using renewable natural gas investments to help solve local environmental problems, as well as its hydrogen aspirations. (S&P Global Market Intelligence)

COMMENTARY: A Massachusetts transportation advocate argues the state should provide children with electric school buses, as they shouldn’t be forced to inhale pollutants twice a day. (Energy News Network)