POLITICS: Sen. Joe Manchin will reintroduce his permitting reform bill today, with sped-up permitting for natural gas projects and authorization of the Mountain Valley Pipeline still in the package. (E&E News)

ALSO: Some Democrats say they’re losing patience with Manchin as he continues to fight implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act he once championed. (Politico)

• The U.S. Supreme Court will take on a case that could have big implications for the Biden administration’s climate agenda, including the U.S. EPA’s proposed power plant and transportation emissions regulations. (Politico)
• Industry groups and Republicans line up to oppose the Biden administration’s effort to require corporations to disclose emissions and climate risks, saying the rules are too expensive, far-reaching and complicated. (Washington Post)
• Average global ocean temperatures have spiked over the past two months, forecasting a trend of warmer waters that could fuel extreme storms and deadly heat waves. (Washington Post)
• Google’s promise to crack down on climate denial advertising falls flat as conspiratorial ads still appear before YouTube videos. (New York Times)

OIL & GAS: The Biden administration reportedly is considering backing a proposed liquefied natural gas export project in Alaska that conservationists are calling a “carbon bomb 10 times worse” than the Willow drilling project. (Politico)

NUCLEAR: Industry advocates push Congress to consider nuclear power a clean energy option and expand federal aid to keep existing nuclear plants open and build new ones. (Inside Climate News)

RENEWABLES: Texas has 227 GW of wind, solar and battery storage projects waiting to connect to the backlogged power grid, more than any other state. (Quartz)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Ohio-based commercial electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors warns it may fail as global electronics manufacturer Foxconn wavers on a $170 million investment in the company. (Associated Press)

STORAGE: A funding platform co-founded by Bill Gates awards a $20 million grant to Xcel Energy for battery storage projects at retiring coal plants in Minnesota and Colorado. (MPR)

• Three federal lawmakers introduce a bill that seeks to develop floating solar farms on federal reservoirs, among other provisions. (The Saratogian)
• Oregon’s Portland General Electric plans to install 400 MW of battery storage to provide power for up to 260,000 homes for four hours during peak demand. (Utility Dive)

OFFSHORE WIND: Republican North Carolina lawmakers introduce legislation to impose a 10-year moratorium on state permits for offshore wind projects, which would likely affect transmission lines and other infrastructure. (Wilmington StarNews)

CRYPTOCURRENCY: Advocates form a group calling on lawmakers and regulators to crack down on cryptocurrency mining’s electricity use. (E&E News)

COMMENTARY: The Biden administration’s promise to center environmental justice in its decisions will only be successful if it has public support and results in societal transformation, a columnist writes. (Guardian)

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