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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: As Ford and General Motors adopt Tesla’s electric vehicle charging technology and a wave of charging station operators say they’ll also support another standard, analysts say “it’s just a matter of time” before Tesla dominates the industry. (Canary Media)

The federal Bureau of Land Management proposes cutting fees for solar and wind development on public lands by 80%, as well as proactively identifying new areas for solar development. (The Hill)
California solar developers worry a federal proposal to put conservation on par with other public land uses could hinder clean energy projects by giving environmentalists new tools to block development. (Los Angeles Times)

• A U.S. Marine Corps base in rural Georgia uses biomass, solar and air chilled underground to become the first in the military to reach its net-zero carbon goal. (Washington Post)
• Democratic senators say the Biden administration’s proposed methane emissions rules don’t adequately address flaring. (The Hill)
• The U.S. Energy Department offers $135 million to 40 projects aiming to decarbonize heavy industry. (Axios)

• A regional clean energy group finds the Southeast solar industry has emerged from pandemic-driven supply chain troubles to resume its steady growth, with Florida, North Carolina and Georgia leading the way despite policy obstacles. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia Recorder, news release)
A neighbor dispute over equipment noise from a Connecticut solar farm threatens to become an albatross for the industry in a community where there are already calls to limit development.  (Energy News Network)

• The world is subsidizing fossil fuels to the tune of nearly $6 trillion per year, incentivizing “environmental havoc” that harms people and the planet, the World Bank finds. (Guardian)
• A study finds homeowners in majority-White neighborhoods facing high flood risk are less likely to use FEMA assistance to relocate, and when they do move, tend to relocate to other majority-White neighborhoods. (Grist)
• Researchers say news stories about climate migration have the potential to trigger nativist responses from readers who develop negative attitudes toward migrants. (Grist)

HYDROGEN: A top renewable energy trade group offers recommendations for how the Inflation Reduction Act should count green hydrogen emissions and incentivize the industry. (E&E News)

PIPELINES: Buoyed by a congressional act that grants it long-delayed permits, the Mountain Valley Pipeline moves to revive an extension into North Carolina previously rejected by state officials. (NC Newsline, Raleigh News & Observer)

ADVOCACY: Chicago environmental and social justice advocacy group Blacks in Green receives $10 million in federal funding to help grow like-minded organizations across the Midwest. (Inside Climate News/Chicago Sun-Times)

BIOGAS: Environmental groups criticize Michigan officials for approving tens of millions of dollars in low-carbon infrastructure funding for biogas production and fossil gas infrastructure. (Planet Detroit)

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