CLIMATE: Delaware’s governor calls climate change the most important global issue of our time as he signs seven environmental bills into law, including a greenhouse gas reduction target and a school bus electrification plan. (Delaware Public Media)

• While the Maine-based Farmer’s Almanac predicts below-average temperatures and blizzards for northern New England this winter, a new Salem State University study finds that southern New England has lost about a month’s worth of annual snow cover since 2000. (Boston Globe)
• Staten Island stakeholders begin meeting to identify climate resiliency, electrification and other environmental projects the community should pursue with state funds from the $4.2 billion Environmental Bond Act. (SI Live)
• A company purchases logging land in northern New Hampshire to preserve and sell carbon credits, causing concern among some residents, but it’s unclear whether the state can step in because of a decades-old easement. (InDepthNH)

• New York establishes a $12 million initiative to integrate electric vehicles to the grid for both charging and energy storage and support zero-emission technologies to fuel medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. (S&P Global)
• Delaware’s slate of new environmental laws include codifying a $2,500 electric vehicle rebate and extending it to pre-owned vehicle buyers. (WHYY)
• In Maine, twelve new electric vehicle chargers will be installed at a dozen locations across the state using federal and state funds. (Maine Public Radio)
• A New York City councilmember introduces legislation to force ice cream trucks, typically fueled with diesel, to electrify within three years. (Brooklyn Eagle)

SOLAR: Rhode Island Energy’s meter supplier is dealing with supply chain issues, meaning that some people who installed rooftop solar panels with the utility can’t calculate their earned credits. (WPRI)

HEAT: A pilot program co-run by Harvard University sends alerts to doctors in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and other states to remind them to discuss heat and health impacts with vulnerable patients. (WBUR)

FLOODS: As New England communities continue recovering from recent devastating floods, the debris removal process at a Vermont mobile home park is convoluted by federal emergency requirements and cost sharing. (WCAX)

TRANSIT: Some Baltimore residents worry that revived discussion and planning for the Red Line east-west transit corridor will become another broken promise. (Baltimore Banner)

AFFORDABILITY: The Conservation Law Foundation petitions against National Grid’s attempt to raise rates to cover costs from 2021 storm recovery efforts, raising questions as to who should pay to harden and repair the grid amid worsening storms. (Boston Globe)

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Bridget is a freelance reporter and newsletter writer based in the Washington, D.C., area. She compiles the Northeast Energy News digest. Bridget primarily writes about energy, conservation and the environment. Originally from Philadelphia, she graduated from Emerson College in 2015 with a degree in journalism and a minor in environmental studies. When she isn’t working on a story, she’s normally on a northern Maine lake or traveling abroad to practice her Spanish language skills.