NUCLEAR: New York’s governor signs a law blocking contaminated materials from being dumped into the Hudson River after a nuclear plant decommissioning company sought to do just that. (Times Union)

ALSO: Hydro-Québec may revive a nuclear power plant to be able to fulfill clean energy commitments for the Champlain-Hudson Power Express and New England Clean Energy Connect transmission projects. (Bangor Daily News)

• Pennsylvania officials investigate if stray gas caused a recent home explosion that killed six people, but add that an abandoned underground mine was unlikely to be the culprit. (Penn Live Patriot-News, Associated Press)
• A Pennsylvania gas processing plant plans to accept 25% more decaying garbage gas from two landfills to convert into renewable natural gas. (Times-Tribune)

• The Army Corps of Engineers hasn’t announced if it will carry out a $61.5 billion coastal resiliency project in the New York and New Jersey Harbor area, leaving some worried whether officials will incorporate their environmental and climate concerns for the plan. (Inside Climate News)
• A Baltimore man works to spread “compost fever” across the city to mitigate food waste-related emissions and divert scraps from heading to an incineration plant. (Inside Climate News)
• A New Jersey shore town continues its legal fight against the state over unauthorized beach erosion control work, a clash likely to become more common as climate change progresses. (Washington Post)

• Three battery storage system fires in New York this summer force state officials to reconsider how to roll out the infrastructure to meet clean energy goals. (Canary Media)
• Vermont’s utility commission ends a cap on Green Mountain Power’s home battery backup project, allowing the utility to expand to hundreds of additional homes. (WCAX)

BIOMASS: New Hampshire’s governor vetoes a bill to subsidize the largest renewable energy producer in the state, the Burgess Biopower Plant in Berlin. (WMUR)

WIND: A public meeting this week will help Stamford, Vermont, officials get more details on a planned 2.2 MW wind project in an area “considered favorable to wind power generation.” (Bennington Banner)

• A newly published database includes lessons and resources for Maine teachers to educate their students as to how climate change impacts their state. (Maine Monitor)
• In New York, new workshops on Long Island help children play sports and learn about clean energy industries at the same time. (news release)

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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.