GAS: Developers are working to convince elected officials to support an enormous liquefaction and export facility in an environmentally overburdened Philadelphia suburb. (WHYY)

SOLAR:
• As state utility regulators consider a rate case before them, Vermont solar observers question whether net-metering is inequitable. (Vermont Public Radio)
• A developer appeals a Rhode Island zoning board’s permit denial for a proposed solar farm on wooded land in Johnston. (Providence Journal, subscription)
• In Bangor, Maine, a brewery and a restaurant build a shared solar array in their backyard. (WABI)

EQUITY: Rhode Island’s most disenfranchised communities have historically become neighbors to highly polluting sites — a practice that continues today. (ecoRI)

CLIMATE:
• Massachusetts environmentalists urge state lawmakers to codify their federal pandemic recovery relief funds and use the resources to support climate crisis-fighting projects. (Boston Globe)
• Hundreds of thousands fewer shorebirds made a pit stop in the Delaware Bay along their southbound migration path this spring than did 30 years ago, which observers say may be partially attributed to climate change. (NJ Spotlight)
• A Massachusetts arborist chalks up a decline in some of the state’s traditionally popular trees to climate change, though some trees are still flourishing. (WCVB)
• A critically endangered species of whale is spending more time in the Cape Cod Bay, which researchers say is likely because of climate-related shifts in where their prey are. (Boston Herald)

TRANSPORTATION: Officials in a New Jersey township will vote today on whether to install and upkeep eight public electric vehicle chargers. (Mount Olive Chronicle)

AFFORDABILITY: Central Hudson Electric & Gas says its residential power supply price has plummeted since May amid calls for investigations into its ratemaking and billing practices. (Daily Freeman)

COMMENTARY:
• Two Massachusetts medical professionals ask why we accept childhood asthma as a side effect of gas-fired power plants, calling for “a way forward to deliver clean heat that does not involve continued dependence on health-harming petrochemicals.” (Commonwealth Magazine)
• New Hampshire residents may have trouble buying electric or low-emission vehicles because manufacturers prefer to sell in states with incentive programs, a newspaper columnist writes. (Concord Monitor)

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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.