Here's what might happen if BP executives spilled coffee during a boardroom meeting.
Texas asked a federal court on Monday to intervene in its fight with the Environmental Protection Agency over how the state regulates emissions from oil refineries and other petrochemicals plants.
A nuclear power plant in southern China that supplies electricity to Hong Kong suffered a small radiation leak in one of the reactor's 41,000 fuel rods.
A West Virginia University researcher hopes to create tiny, virtually invisible sensors that could monitor harmful gases in the environment.
( Nanyang Technological University ) Six top European universities today signed partnership agreements with Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N) to do joint research in clean energy at the official opening of the S$200 million ($143.2 million) institute by Mr. S. Iswaran, Senior...
Metal thieves who pilfered a large amount of copper wiring from a filtration plant have knocked out water service to thousands in Puerto Rico.
Burning oil and gas piped up from its broken seafloor well will help BP fulfill a pledge to more than triple how much crude it stops from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.
The chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp. is telling Congress that the Gulf oil spill wouldn't have happened if BP had properly designed its deepwater well, followed procedures, trained its employees and conducted adequate tests.
( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) Researchers at University of Ghent, Belgium, and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona develop a new procedure to identify the two extremes of protein molecules and their processing and maturing in in-vivo and ex-vivo massive proteomic studies. The...
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A runaway chemical reaction and explosion overtook a Synthron chemical-manufacturing facility when managers attempted to fulfill an order exceeding normal batch sizes.
The $4 million competitive grant was awarded to a group of university researchers to create more precise computer models of ocean and coastal conditions in the Gulf of Mexico.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Dolphin activist Ric O'Barry urged Japanese theatres on Tuesday to screen Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove," despite threats from groups who see its footage of dolphins being slaughtered as an affront to traditional culture.
A warmer Arctic climate is influencing the air pressure at the North Pole and shifting wind patterns on our planet. We can expect more cold and snowy winters in Europe, eastern Asia and eastern North America, climate scientists say.