CLIMATE: American and Canadian officials announce plans to establish a green shipping corridor along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River that relies on zero-emission fuels and technologies to reduce or eliminate emissions. (NNY360)

ALSO:
• New research from the University of New Hampshire finds New England is charging forward on climate resiliency but isn’t doing enough to bridge climate inequity concerns. (E&E News, subscription)
• Many residents of a New York City neighborhood rejoice over federal plans to install flood gates nearby to mitigate regular tidal flooding, but some say such infrastructure isn’t designed for this use. (The City)
• A new emissions tracker suggests a former landfill on Staten Island is one of the New York City borough’s top sources of greenhouse gas emissions. (SI Live)
• Climate change isn’t part of Massachusetts’ elementary-level learning standards, meaning education on related subjects like weather and energy doesn’t help students connect the dots. (WBUR)

GAS:
• Pennsylvania officials fine a gas driller for repeatedly spilling production fluids at well sites in Richhill Township between 2019 and 2021, delaying full remediation in some cases to continue fracking. (Allegheny Front)
• The owner of a leaking gas storage site in western Pennsylvania says the site has been repaired after over a week of flow at 100 million cubic feet per day. (Allegheny Front)

GRID: New York authorizes the development of a 25-mile transmission line that will carry power from the proposed 924 MW Sunrise offshore wind farm to a Suffolk County substation. (news release)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES:
• A Washington, D.C., councilmember introduces legislation to install 7,500 charging stations over four years. (news release)
• New York City’s sanitation department finds electric snow plowing trucks haven’t been able to hold a charge long enough to get the job done during winter storms. (Streetsblog NYC)
• A Maryland park-and-ride brings three new charging stations online. (Frederick News-Post)
• Electric mobility company Revel receives $7 million to install 20 fast charging stalls and build a community center with a green jobs training focus in Brooklyn. (news release)

SOLAR: A Massachusetts municipal utility wants to borrow $32 million to build an almost 7 MW solar farm on land near Springfield, which would be among the largest in the state. (North of Boston Media Group)

AFFORDABILITY: Eversource asks Massachusetts regulators to allow it to raise its western Massachusetts’ ratepayers electric supply rate by 21%. (MassLive)

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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.