Researchers concluded that natural gas wells could release a complex mixture of chemicals that might disrupt hormones in humans' endocrine systems — potentially causing problems in development and reproduction.
Police and firefighters didn't know the cause of the blast and were prevented in initial efforts...
A Shell spokesman said Monday that full operations, including drilling, will start again once a...
The incident comes nearly three weeks after massive chemical warehouse explosions in the country...
Growing awareness regarding benefits of using medical polymers with biocide properties is expected to drive market demand.
As many as nine out of 10 of the world's seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates.
Hard, complex materials are used to fabricate some of today's most advanced technology tools. However, little is known about how the properties of these materials change under specific temperatures, magnetic fields and pressures.
When a substantial number of turbines are installed over a small area, the amount of electricity generated is no longer governed by simple multiplication, according to the researchers.
Eni said the discovery — made in its Zohr prospect "in the deep waters of Egypt" — could hold a potential 30 trillion cubic feet of gas over an area of 100 square kilometers
Among the dead were 94 firefighters, 11 policemen and 53 civilians, and the missing included 10 firefighters, the Tianjin government said.
One of Oregon's first hemp farmers says a lack of seed is making it tough to get going.
The only ethanol plant in Wyoming will shut down because it can't compete with lower gasoline prices, an official says.
Production is expected to start in 2019 and continue for at least 13 years.
The $225 million settlement between ExxonMobil and New Jersey reached this week confirms the oil giant must clean up more than 1,500 contaminated properties from gas stations to refineries — but exactly how much they'll spend or how long it'll take remains murky.
After falling to a 6 1/2 year low this past Monday, oil prices jumped 10.3 percent Thursday and an additional 6.3 percent Friday.
Chemical production increased in most regions but declined in Latin America, where Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Venezuela saw weakness.
Shell is reportedly giving the money to offset losses or damage as it cleans up the site of a former zinc-smelting plant and poor house.
Cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor's statewide conservation mandate of 25 percent, the State Water Resources Control Board reported Thursday.
Plastic-resin manufacturer DAK Americas has announced a significant expansion to its plant in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.