State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania.
A gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China has killed at least two miners, and rescuers searched Wednesday for 25 more workers missing in the blast, state media reported.
A 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River closed after a fuel oil spill reopened to river traffic on with some restrictions as containment and cleanup continued.
Mexico's top environmental official said that a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream.
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Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the U.S.'s carbon footprint, Purdue agricultural economists say.
Under the right scenario, exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning the fossil fuel at plants in the United States, according to a new Duke University-led study.
New federal rules that labor officials say could save lives at dangerous mining sites have survived a court challenge from mining industry groups.
An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup.
According to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI), chemical production expanded by 0.4 percent in July following an downwardly revised 0.2 percent gain in June.
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The new Air Science Vent-Box ductless filtration system is designed to protect laboratory personnel from chemical vapors found inside of stand alone chemical safety cabinets.
U.S. consumer prices rose in July at the slowest pace in five months, held back by a drop in gasoline prices.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration said it has enhanced the state health department's handling of complaints involving natural-gas drilling, prompting environmentalists to renew their demand for more aggressive action.
BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, said it plans to split off some of its smaller assets into a separate company, as it posted a $13.8 billion annual profit.