The Port of Longview says it is negotiating with an energy company on a proposal for a new crude oil refinery on the Columbia River.
The Obama administration issued new rules Wednesday to protect the nation's drinking water and clarify which smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands are covered by anti-pollution and development provisions of the Clean Water Act.
Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota.
That is one of several environmental and company-governance resolutions on the agenda at the oil giant's annual meeting Wednesday in Dallas.
A court in eastern China fined a manufacturer of weed killer $12 million and imprisoned employees of the company and its contractors.
Archer Daniels Midland is shifting toward new uses for corn in light of lagging demand for two of its most prominent products.
“By nature, specialty chemical manufacturing is innovative, and many SOCMA members rely on the R&D tax credit to help them remain competitive in the global marketplace," said William Allmond, the group's senior lobbyist.
Scientists could be edging closer to a world with greatly reduced and less volatile waste from nuclear power plants, according to a chemical engineer from the University of California-Irvine.
An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows that since 2009, the annual number of significant accidents on oil and petroleum pipelines has shot up by almost 60 percent.
While he may still be "searching for a heart of gold," Neil Young's latest move is to release an entire rock album dedicated to slamming Monsanto.
The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.
Nigeria — Africa's biggest oil producer— generates more than 2 million barrels of petroleum a day but imports the refined product because its refineries are not maintained.
France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.
The owner closed the business after it suffered $1 million damage.
A reactor that was shut down during a transformer fire two weeks ago at a suburban New York nuclear power plant has returned to service.