OIL & GAS: Liquified natural gas terminals don’t have to disclose what chemicals they use and what risks they pose to their neighbors, leaving nearby residents in the dark about the danger of potential accidents. (Floodlight)

ALSO: The Gulf Coast’s liquified natural gas export boom has resulted in dramatic price swings for natural gas customers in Louisiana and other states. (Canary Media)





  • The Biden administration finalizes tax rules that will let nonprofit entities like schools and local governments receive payouts instead of tax credits when they install clean energy. (E&E News)
  • Four major U.S. banks have departed a pact that sets minimum standards for financial institutions to combat environmental and other risks in countries where they finance fossil fuel and mining projects. (Guardian)

NUCLEAR: Federal nuclear regulators release a long-awaited proposal aimed at speeding up the licensing process for small, advanced reactors. (E&E News, subscription)

COAL: A company plans to demolish Alaska’s only coal loading facility, likely permanently ending the state’s coal export industry. (KTOO)

PIPELINES: Summit Carbon Solutions expands its scope in Iowa, seeking to add 340 miles of pipeline and connect more ethanol plants after another company abandoned plans for a similar project. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

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Kathryn brings her extensive editorial background to the Vxartnews team, where she oversees the early-morning production of ENN’s five email digest newsletters as well as distribution of ENN’s original journalism with other media outlets. From documenting chronic illness’ effect on college students to following the inner workings of Congress, Kathryn has built a broad experience in her more than five years working at major publications including The Week Magazine. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science in magazine journalism and information management and technology from Syracuse University.