CLIMATE: New research from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution finds that highly migratory predatory fish in northwest Atlantic waters — like tunas and sharks — could lose 40-70% of their suitable habitat by 2100 due to ocean warming. (Boston Globe)

• Massachusetts’ governor signs the 2024 budget, which includes funding for  Boston transit infrastructure upgrades and around $558 million for the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. (State House News Service)
• New Hampshire’s Lakes Region has largely avoided cyanobacterial blooms proliferating across the state, but heavy rainfall and increased development threaten to change that. (Concord Monitor)

• A joint venture between RWE and a National Grid subsidiary proposes an up-to-1.3 GW offshore wind project to New Jersey utility regulators. (news release)
• Construction workers have finished installing monopiles for the South Fork wind farm, slated to be New York’s first offshore wind farm but sited closer to Rhode Island. (Offshore Wind Biz)

GAS: While Eversource is leaving a top gas lobbying group because it contradicts the utility’s decarbonization strategy, other Northeast utilities that tout their climate bona fides — namely National Grid and Con Edison — have not. (Heated)

BUILDINGS: Despite receiving the governor’s approval last week, a state budget official says $50 million earmarked for a home repair and energy efficiency upgrade program needs further legislation before the funds can be dispersed. (WHYY)

• Even with state funds on the way, Massachusetts farmers recently inundated with flood water question how to recover when climate disasters continue to strike, leading to significant financial hits and asset damage. (WBUR)
• Vermont’s congressional delegates say the state needs major federal funding to recover from recent flooding, noting President Biden will soon propose a special appropriations package for natural disaster recovery efforts. (NBC 5, VT Digger)
• Continued flash flooding in Vermont has overwhelmed wastewater treatment facilities, forcing several communities to contend with boil water notices. (Vermont Public Radio)

• In Pennsylvania, an Erie County town board authorizes a conditional-use permit to the developer of a 5 MW solar farm because of residential zoning. (Erie Times-News)
• A rural Pennsylvanian church is installing solar panels to help preserve nature and save thousands of dollars every year on its power bill. (Episcopal News Service)

EBIKES: A new industry survey suggests that New York City and Washington, D.C., residents have some of the highest support for e-bike tax credits. (Streetsblog)

• Pleased with ridership during a recent lobster festival, Midcoast Railservice will launch weekend rail service between the Maine towns of Brunswick and Rockland, as well as points between. (Times Record)
• New York City subway officials will soon shave two minutes between arriving train times on two routes in a move to encourage more weekend ridership. (NBC New York)

WORKFORCE: On Staten Island, a Jewish community center receives almost $400,000 from a nonprofit to help underprivileged children prepare for jobs in the offshore wind industry. (SI Live)

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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.