Supporters said modified plants are safe and have the potential to feed a growing population; opponents questioned their potential impact on both the environment and on public health.
In a far corner of North Dakota, just a few hundred miles from the proposed path of the Keystone...
The researchers said the system could find cracks in important structures such as pipelines,...
A Wyoming company is preparing to resume oil shipments through a pipeline that broke and spewed...
Analysts at New York-based Persistence Market Research predicted the market value of hydrogen would increase by more than 46 percent from $96.6 billion in 2014 to $141.4 billion in 2020. The overall market, meanwhile, is expected to rise from 255.3 billion cubic meters in 2014 to 324.8 billion cubic meters in 2020.
For some, the news triggered speculation that declining storage space in the U.S. - at a time when the market already has too much oil - could further erode crude prices. Others believe the nation's oil capacity is already at or near its peak with millions of gallons of potential space to spare.
This latest drug shortage may not mean that manufacturers have the final say in the matter, but their actions are clearly helping to steer the conversation.
Worker fatalities at U.S. oil refineries between 2005 and 2015 nearly matched the total from the previous decade despite safety recommendations made in the aftermath of a 2005 accident.
The discovery of crude oil here has been a powerful population magnet, not just bringing hordes of outsiders to the Bakken but luring back others who've discovered that, yes, they can go home again.
No matter the industry, learning and following safety techniques is crucial in protecting your business and your employees — and the manufacturing sector is definitely no exception.
The factory is equipped with a massive battery storage, a smart power supply system, an efficient gas engine disconnected from the grid, banks of solar panels, and rows of huge LED light fixtures suspended from the ceiling. The plant also stores its own natural gas, food and water.
“Whenever there’s a high-magnitude incident, a lot of people ask, ‘Why didn’t we see this coming? Why was [the plant] built so close to houses?’” Scott Harris recently told Chem.Info. “It’s not a well understood community issue.”
Keurig, the single-serve coffee industry's leader, produced enough plastic coffee pods last year to circle the earth more than 10 times, according to one analyst's estimate, often cited by Keurig's critics
Will this week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany?
Univ. of Washington researchers have developed a new injectable polymer that strengthens blood clots, called PolySTAT. Administered in a simple shot, the polymer finds any unseen or internal injuries and starts working immediately.
The controversy comes amid ongoing tension between environmentalists and the administration of Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown over fracking, which accounts for about one-fifth of California’s oil production. Protests — including a rally that drew thousands in Brown's hometown of Oakland last month--called for Brown to ban fracking outright.
The wastewater, called brine, contains high levels of salt and toxic organic compounds that could impact local water supplies if not properly contained.
The latest case involves two brothers from North Dakota accused of using various techniques to destroy their potatoes, such as adding septic tank chemicals and bringing in what one witness called a "monster" portable heater to turn their warehouse into a spud sauna.
The findings outlined by the six groups are meant to guide decisions on what research to fund.