FOSSIL FUELS: Researchers say the whereabouts of 800,000 tons of Pennsylvania’s radioactive oil and gas industry waste is unknown, a problem compounded by self-reporting and understaffed regulators. (Daily Climate)


  • New York’s grid operator reports utilizing a record amount of wind power on its system this week. (RTO Insider, subscription)
  • The council of Barnstable, Massachusetts, says it’s pausing its work on offshore wind projects amid a shaky future for the state’s developments. (Cape Cod Times)
  • The future of New York’s offshore wind development pipeline may become clearer on Thursday, following a state regulators’ meeting that will consider whether to improve developers’ contracts. (Newsday)
  • Fishing industry representatives resign from a Rhode Island coastal agency panel as it considers a new wind farm proposal, saying their feedback has been ignored. (Rhode Island Current)


TRANSIT: A new highway project in Maine has received $124 million in state funding, while public transit advocates say the state’s appetite to fund e-bikes, buses and the like is much more limited. (Maine Morning Star)

SOLAR: The board of Hanover, New York, considers approving numerous zoning variances to allow for a 2.7 MW solar array proposed on a span of agricultural and forestland. (Observer Today)

UTILITIES: Cheshire County, New Hampshire, will start the first county-level community power program in the state to help individual towns avoid having to form their own system. (New Hampshire Bulletin)


WORKFORCE: New York kicks off a new initiative to cultivate new leaders in the decarbonization and electrification sectors. (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.