Lumber Liquidators on Thursday announced the departure of president and CEO Robert Lynch amid the ongoing scandal over the safety of its laminate flooring.
It's the latest in a series of recent prosecutions of manufacturers linked to food poisoning that has companies "taking notice in a big way," said Bill Marler, an attorney who has represented victims of food-borne illnesses for two decades, including more than 100 sickened in the Peter Pan outbreak.
Scientists at Stanford University say they've solved the mystery of how microbes generate methane, potentially paving the way for sustainable chemical production.
The months-long strike at a massive Texas oil refinery will continue after union workers this week rejected the latest contract proposal.
The report argues technological advancements that already greatly reduced the cost of wind power will soon substantially increase its production capacity.
ExxonMobil officials on Wednesday officially announced the discovery of a substantial offshore oil reservoir near the coast of Guyana.
If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way.
California regulators on Monday expanded their list of thousands of state-permitted oil and gas wells where below-ground injections may be contaminating drinking-water reserves.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.
Residents of a Montana mining community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure will weigh in this week on a proposal to leave the dangerous material behind in many houses and buildings.
Federal regulators are investigating why water accumulated in a room of critical electrical equipment after a transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
With the Republican-led Congress indifferent to Obama's entreaties, the president has been doing what he can to combat climate change through executive orders to cut greenhouse gas emissions and through the powers of persuasion.
Residents of the Sunshine State are finding that harnessing Florida's abundant solar power is no simple task.
If a Denver company has its way, foreign competitors may not be able to undercut U.S. drilling operations for much longer.
It’s potentially a $15 billion problem in the U.S.