Five years after the Obama administration promised to move swiftly to permanently plug unused oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico, even more shafts are lingering for longer periods with only temporary sealing, an investigation by The Associated Press shows.
The chemical know-how and machines that spooled out countless miles of film are being eyed for medical marijuana and solar cells, while the private rail line now carries tomatoes alongside coal as photography pioneer Kodak, its bankruptcy behind it, embraces a new role: startup landlord.
A recent analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention attributed nearly two-thirds of E. coli outbreaks to food sources.
At a recent conference, the head of Dow Chemical said that 10 years of increasing emphasis on innovation has resulted in an overhauled enterprise that's "catching up to Silicon Valley.”
A wall in a vast coal pit collapsed in the central Philippines early Friday, killing five workers and leaving at least four others missing at a site where a similar deadly accident occurred two years ago, a governor said Friday.
An oilfield production company employee has pleaded guilty to dumping polluted water into the West Cote Blanche Bay.
More than 20 cars on an oil train derailed in rural northeastern Montana and at least two of them were leaking crude, authorities said.
The Obama administration proposed new regulations Thursday designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation's streams, a long-anticipated move that met quick resistance from Republicans, even as the administration projected only modest job losses in coal country.
Solvay last week unveiled a new alkoxylation plant in Singapore, which the Belgian chemical company said is the largest facility of its kind in Asia.
The authors also wrote that fracking could distort local students' expectations for earnings at their levels of educational attainment.
Iowa's second largest power company agreed to drastically cut pollution at several coal-fired power plants under a Clean Air Act settlement that's expected to make the air safer and easier to breathe around the state.
The foundation argues the rule is unconstitutional because it sets no limit on the reach of the Clean Water Act.
Two people remained hospitalized Thursday after an explosion that heavily damaged an aerospace manufacturing plant in the town of Newport.
A once-idled ethanol plant in South Bend is producing and shipping the fuel again.
Mexico is getting off to a rough start in its effort to attract investment for its oil fields by allowing private companies to enter the energy sector after a seven-decade state monopoly.