Nine months after a vacationing family nearly died from exposure to methyl bromide on the island of St. John, authorities have come to at least one troubling conclusion: The use of the banned pesticide was not an isolated event in U.S. Caribbean territories.
"The implications are huge," Kürti said. "This will certainly find its way into drug discovery,...
Russian emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after an oil tanker was grounded...
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When forest fires roared through Siberia this summer, so vast that the smoke blocked vast Lake Baikal from satellite view, Russian officials blamed the blazes on arsonists and disorganized fire crews. Environmentalists say there was another culprit: global warming.
Slovakia's economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.
Scientists who've been cultivating gumweed on the Reno campus think they are on the verge of producing diesel fuel, and perhaps someday jet fuel, from the sticky cousin of the sunflower.
Plans to build a $400 million railroad to haul coal from a proposed mine on the Montana-Wyoming border were put on indefinite hold because of delays in obtaining a mining permit and a weakening coal market, officials said.
Brigham Young University chemists believe that a new process could dramatically reduce the time and cost needed to produce vaccines.
The EPA announced the decision after receiving new information from manufacturer Dow AgroSciences.
A woman let go by a West Virginia mining company has filed a federal lawsuit claiming she lost her job to a man because of her gender and pregnancy.
Mexico's state-run oil company said a fire Tuesday at one of its refineries has injured eight people.
A utility trying to stop a month-long leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues — possibly for three more months — to plug the well.
An environmental assessment for a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington says the project could have negative consequences for endangered salmon and other fish in the Columbia River.
Wildlife experts braced for potential devastation along Brazil's central coast as toxic sludge from an iron ore mine washed into the Atlantic Ocean this week.
Many chemical companies are still chasing a massive paper trail that makes the task a challenge.
Oil industry observers in Africa estimate that only about one-third of potential drilling operations on the continent are viable at current crude prices.
A recent study by Oregon State University researchers suggests that silicone breast implants could absorb harmful chemicals that would otherwise reside in bodily tissue.