Berry Plastics Corp. plans to close five of its manufacturing plants next year in response to weak demand for the company's plastic containers and packaging.
The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been returned to service after crews completed some planned maintenance work there this week.
A Laclede County jury has ordered a Missouri company to pay $28 million to a worker who claimed his lungs were damaged at a compressor plant in south-central Missouri.
An explosion in a western Wyoming gas field has injured five workers, one of them critically.
Federal land managers intend to reissue a right of way for a 678-mile mile natural gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon now that government scientists have completed a second environmental review they say corrects deficiencies in the first one struck down by a U.S. appeals court.
An official with Mexico's state-run oil company says a proposed energy reform could make it easier for Petroleos Mexicanos to create subsidiaries to exploit the country's vast shale oil and gas reserves.
General Electric Co. said it will close a northern New York electrical capacitor plant that employs about 200 workers.
A California congresswoman has asked for a moratorium on offshore fracking after reports that the controversial oil extraction process has been used in coastal waters for decades.
On Thursday California adopted new flammability standards for furniture and other products that would allow manufacturers to stop using chemical flame retardants.
Gov. Peter Shumlin and other top state officials are in talks with the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's owners about how to dismantle the reactor and handle spent fuel after the plant closes late next year.
Leaked oil from a ruptured pipeline in an eastern Chinese port city exploded today, killing at least 35 people, injuring 166 and contaminating the sea in one the country's worst industrial accidents of the year, authorities said.
The House has approved a bill to speed approval of natural gas pipelines, the third bill passed this week to boost energy production in the U.S.
In creating consumer products composed of mixtures of chemicals -- baby lotion, shampoo, cleaners, laundry soap -- chemists seek ingredients that are effective and feasible, but don't consider the hazardous properties of these chemicals and the risks they pose to the people who use them.
Southern California Edison will challenge a recommendation that it refund $74 million to customers who were charged operating costs for the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.
As an effort continues to move Illinois away from coal-based energy, some here worry about the 36-year-old coal-fired plant's future — and the town that's reliant upon it.