CARBON CAPTURE: Environmental justice advocates, including the White House’s own advisory board, say the Biden administration is forcing carbon capture and storage projects on disadvantaged communities that have disproportionately suffered from pollution. (E&E News)

Making buildings more energy efficient could lower the cost of decarbonizing the U.S.’s power supply by as much as a third, national lab researchers and a consulting group find. (Canary Media)
California utilities say Tropical Storm Hilary left as many as 500,000 customers without power and cloud cover caused a steep drop in solar power generation. (S&P Global)

SOLAR: The U.S. Commerce Department imposes import tariffs on five Chinese solar panel suppliers it says have been sidestepping existing tariffs by routing products through other southwest Asian countries. (Canary Media)

CLIMATE: An unprecedented hurricane on the West Coast and a heat wave spanning the center of the U.S. offer a preview of how simultaneous extreme weather events will become more common in a warming world. (Guardian, Axios)

• The politics of paying for the clean energy transition weigh heavily on Democratic lawmakers in New York and other states where residents are already struggling with energy costs. (Politico)
• The race for U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s seat could turn into a contest over who most tightly embraces fossil fuels as coal baron and West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice bids to win the Republican nomination. (Grist)
• Environmental groups sue to stop Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s efforts to withdraw the state from a regional carbon market, arguing that state lawmakers voted to join the compact, so it can’t be undone by executive action. (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Associated Press)

• The U.S. Interior Department reinstates safety rules for offshore oil and gas drilling established after the Deepwater Horizon disaster but weakened under former President Trump. (New York Times)
• Federal regulators raise concerns about potential corrosion and pipe integrity along the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which recently began construction again after years of inactivity. (Inside Climate News)

CLEAN ENERGY: An engineer and adviser with experience in clean energy projects in Ghana works on Chicago-area energy efficiency and renewable energy developments and provides job training in traditionally disinvested communities. (Energy News Network) 

UTILITIES: Hawaiian Electric considers restructuring in bankruptcy as it faces multiple lawsuits relating to the deadly Maui wildfires. (Utility Dive)

OFFSHORE WIND: Federal officials approve Revolution Wind, the country’s fourth offshore wind farm, being developed off the Rhode Island coast by Ørsted and Eversource to power 250,000 homes. (E&E News, subscription)

HYDROGEN: California lobbyists seek up to $300 million in state funding for hydrogen fueling stations, even though hydrogen-fueled cars make up a tiny fraction of the state’s vehicles. (CalMatters)

COMMENTARY: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders calls on federal leaders to unite with China to fight climate change. (Guardian)

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