In the news today…
- Ohio Capital Journal reports that Ohio regulators today will review American Electric Power’s decision to cut off power to 230,000 customers during a June heat wave to avoid a larger-scale blackout.
- Mining.com reports US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the government is concerned that supplies of critical minerals, used widely in clean energy technology, could be subject to weaponization as oil and gas have been amid the Ukraine conflict.
- E&E Daily reports Republicans leaders on three House committees yesterday promoted the carbon-saving potential of land uses like farming and forestry, proposing legislation to boost research in that area.
- Axios reports European plans to ditch Russian natural gas won’t boost the bloc’s coal-fired power enough to trip up EU climate efforts, new analyses argue.