BUILDINGS: Drought in Massachusetts threatens groundwater supplies that literally support the foundation of many older Boston buildings. (Boston Globe)

ALSO: New York developers say implementing a state climate law will result in higher building costs and other financial demands they say will harm consumers and slow economic growth. (Buffalo Business First)

INCINERATION: A troubled Maine trash incineration facility loses its most recent lifeline as the company poised to resurrect the plant withdraws. (Bangor Daily News)

TRANSPORTATION: While New York City’s congestion pricing plan has garnered many opponents across the region, examples of successful implementation can be found across the globe. (Politico)

SOLAR:
Some observers say Pennsylvania energy policies will make it hard for the state to tap into federal Inflation Reduction Act incentives and bolster its solar development. (Public Source)
In central Pennsylvania, a 100 MW solar farm is months behind schedule, which developers are blaming on supply chain issues. (Altoona Mirror)
A New York town supervisor pushes back against additional tax relief requests from a proposed solar farm in his jurisdiction. (Times Union)

GRID:
Every New England state with a coastline issues a request for information seeking ways to decrease offshore wind transmission costs through improved coordination. (CommonWealth Magazine)
A Pennsylvania utility sees capacity on some of its power lines expand by around 25% after implementing a grid monitoring company’s technology. (Utility Dive)

PUBLIC TRANSIT: A Massachusetts legislative committee will reconsider the state oversight structure of Boston’s transit agency during an October meeting. (Boston Herald)

AFFORDABILITY: A Maine gas utility requests a rate hike that the state public advocate warns could almost double some household gas costs. (Maine Public Radio)

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Bridget Reed Morawski

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.