** A new analysis of California records finds almost 1,000 deserted oil wells across the City of Los Angeles left for the state to clean up.
** The BLM says developers wanting to expand Wyoming’s Moneta Divide oilfield should “adopt and incorporate” United Nations human rights guidelines to protect vulnerable Indigenous women.
** FirstEnergy’s generation subsidiary paid nearly $2 million to a special interest group that orchestrated ads, political donations, and other efforts behind Ohio’s nuclear and coal bailout.
** Wyoming’s House advances a bill that would subsidize carbon capture projects through residents’ electrical bills.
** General Motors unveils a long-range battery to power an expanded lineup of electric vehicles as part of the company’s $20 billion spending plan for electric and automated vehicles over the next five years.
** Ford announces plans for a battery-powered version of its popular Transit cargo van.
** Salt Lake City’s police department unveils its new pursuit-certified hybrid patrol vehicles.
** Iowa lawmakers pass a compromise bill on net metering that calls for studying the value of solar in 2027 and establishes alternative billing methods.
** As legal battles continue over the Line 5 pipeline, an Enbridge subsidiary has purchased more than a dozen residential properties in northern Michigan in anticipation of building an underground tunnel.
** An official with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says claims that the Clean Energy Jobs Act would prevent unprecedented rate hikes is a “false narrative and not backed up by fact.”
** The Trump administration appears to be keeping an open mind about two bills that would help Indian Country create its own energy and wildlife corridors.