Grid Operator Must Connect Backlogged Clean Energy Projects: Report

"Virginia, Illinois, Ohio and Indiana have the most to gain in jobs and new investment if PJM, the country’s largest grid operator, can fix some of the problems now leading to long delays in clean energy projects, a new report says."

Source: Inside Climate News, 07/06/2023
July 21, 2023

DEADLINE: Columbia University's Age Boom Academy 2023

Run in partnership with the Columbia Journalism School, the 2023 Age Boom Academy will cover the topic of America's Housing Crisis and Our Longer Lives. Journalists may apply to become a fellow for this intensive, multi-session, online workshop taking place in October 2023. Deadline: Jul 21.


"Extreme Heat Is Already Straining the Mexican Power Grid"

"During the heat wave that hit Mexico and Texas in the last two weeks, some states in Mexico saw temperatures exceed 113 degrees, and more than 20 people died from heat stroke. The record-high temperatures have put enormous pressure on the country’s electric system, increasing the electricity demand."

Source: Inside Climate News, 06/30/2023

Fertilizer Giant Threw Fundraiser for Sponsor of FL ‘Radioactive Roads’ Bill

"Tampa-based Fortune 500 fertilizer company Mosaic last month hosted and paid nearly $25,000 for a fundraising event for the state lawmaker who sponsored the controversial “radioactive roads” bill recently approved by the Florida Legislature."

Source: Tampa Bay Times, 06/26/2023

"3M Reaches $10.3 Billion Settlement in ‘Forever Chemicals’ Suits"

"The chemical and manufacturing giant 3M reached a $10.3 billion settlement on Thursday with U.S. cities and towns over their claims that the company contaminated drinking water with so-called forever chemicals used in everything from firefighting foam to nonstick coatings."

Source: NYTimes, 06/23/2023


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