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  • Californian coastal waters are acidifying at twice the rate of the global average — a phenomenon researchers linked to a climate cycle that scientists already said impacts the state’s comparatively faster sea level rise, according to a report led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The high acidification levels threatens West Coast fisheries. (Los Angeles Times)
  • Kinder Morgan Inc. began transport of its first liquefied natural gas shipment Friday evening from the Elba Island LNG export terminal off Georgia’s coast, according to the tanker tracking platform Marine Traffic. The facility contains 10 small-scale LNG trains intended to eventually produce 2.5 million metric tons of LNG annually. (Houston Chronicle)
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) said the tax measure in government spending bills under negotiation in Congress is unlikely to include an electric vehicle consumer tax credit extension, due in part to opposition from President Donald Trump. (Bloomberg Environment)

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