A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly.
A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured.
A co-author of a Senate bill to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy's North Carolina power plants said Thursday that his chamber would reject the House's competing version of the measure, requiring negotiators to forge a compromise.
The snaking, nearly 2-mile trail of saltwater that an underground pipeline spewed in the rugged hills of western North Dakota's badlands left a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation, a company official said, though she added there is no evidence yet that the spill has contaminated a nearby bay.
A gas explosion in a bakery in southwest Turkey killed one person and injured 36 others on Friday, the country's emergency management agency said.
New Jersey officials have approved $260 million in incentives to bring a manufacturing facility and 395 jobs to Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished in the country.
A new study shows a chemical that spilled into West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply in January could be more toxic than a previous test indicated.
As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.
Officials in the Peoria area say they're trying to attract an Asian carp processing plant to central Illinois.
A North Carolina group plans a meeting Saturday in Iuka to call on local residents to press state regulators to hold a hearing on what it believes is health risks connected to a silicon metal plant under construction in Tishomingo County.
A South Korean chemical company has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a criminal complaint alleging attempted theft of a competitor's trade secrets.
Officials closed the House side of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday because of an industrial spill.
Company and tribal officials say a pipeline on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Indian reservation has leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater, with some of the fluid finding its way to a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for the reservation.
Positive earnings news from Alcoa gave the stock market a modest lift Wednesday, helping reverse a two-day decline.
A leading U.S. coal company is suing a rival with which it shared confidential business plans during a deal that later fizzled, saying the competitor used the proprietary details to buy up land in southern Illinois to thwart the accuser's expansion plans.