BUILDINGS: Boston’s newest skyscraper is also the world’s largest Passive House-certified office building, yet the facility still runs on natural gas and isn’t the city’s largest carbon-neutral structure. (Boston Globe)

ALSO: Some New York City co-op boards are embracing Local Law 97 as an opportunity for sustainable development, while others fear it will financially doom middle-class city living. (City Limits)

FOSSIL FUELS: Amtrak will no longer pursue a plan to replace a steam system with on-site natural gas boilers at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, citing the work of climate advocates and the transit agency’s own climate goals. (WHYY)

HYDROGEN: The second-largest fuel cell park in the country begins operations in Derby, Connecticut. (WTNH, CT Examiner)

CLIMATE: A new report shows Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Vermont have the highest per-capita climate emissions across the Northeast. (VT Digger)



SOLAR: Maryland’s agriculture secretary discusses the balancing act of promoting solar energy development while preserving farmland and protecting farmers. (Lancaster Farming)

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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.