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To reach its recently established goal of 3 gigawatts of energy storage capacity by 2030, New York state must continue financial incentives for energy storage development, increase utilities' energy storage requirements and set up a framework for accurate valuation of energy storage resources, say Danielle Mettler-LaFeir and Ekin Senlet of Barclay Damon.
Pennsylvania environmental regulators were acting within their power when they rolled out controversial new rules for gas drillers three years ago, including those concerning lined pits for storing water used in hydraulic fracturing, a state court ruled Monday, though some of the rules were scaled back.
A New Jersey state appeals court on Monday shot down an activist group's challenge to state regulatory permits issued to New Jersey Natural Gas for a portion of its planned 30-mile pipeline through the state's protected Pinelands National Reserve.
A slew of energy giants including Chevron and ExxonMobil will have to face Rhode Island's lawsuit seeking to hold them responsible for climate change-related costs in state court, after a federal judge on Monday rejected their argument that the case belongs in federal court.
A new bi-state commission will oversee the funding that New York and New Jersey anticipate receiving for the Gateway Program, the long-planned set of rail improvement projects that includes a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, under new legislation signed into law Monday.