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.
French authorities hope to list the whitening pigment titanium dioxide as a carcinogen,...
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Holiday shoppers in the Dakotas this season are expected to spend more than they did last year, though a slumping oil economy in North Dakota has retailers there nervous.
Shell Chemical LP will develop a new linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company's Ascension Parish complex.
"The implications are huge," Kürti said. "This will certainly find its way into drug discovery, making agrochemicals and many other fine chemicals."
Russian emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after an oil tanker was grounded, damaging one of its fuel tanks.
The Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant and earthquake faults have been uneasy neighbors for decades.
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.