Severe corrosion caused a 2012 natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion in West Virginia and the incident likely could have been prevented if the pipeline had been inspected or tested, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Monday.
A bill to regulate the disposal of waste produced by gas-well drilling will likely be introduced...
The U.S. Department of Energy and the operators of the nation's only underground nuclear...
Only a month after a similar incident at the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez, California, two workers were hospitalized after being sprayed with sulfuric acid.
Fortum, UPM and Valmet have joined forces to develop a new technology to produce advanced high value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio liquids.
A Detroit-area steel plant would be allowed to release higher volumes of emissions into the air under a revised permit proposed by the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Virginia is examining any potential long-term environmental damage from a North Carolina coal ash spill on the Dan River and will hold Duke Energy "fully accountable" if any is found, the director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality said Monday.
America's plan to use more natural gas to run power plants, make chemicals, drive vehicles and heat homes may not go as smoothly as expected. While there's plenty of natural gas in the ground, the harsh winter revealed unpredicted obstacles to producing it.
Alabama-based Peco Foods announced plans Monday for a new poultry plant, hatchery and feed mill in northeast Arkansas, a $165 million operation expected to create 1,000 jobs in two rural counties.
A proposal to convert part of a shuttered North Country paper mill into a transfer station for natural gas could create more than 80 jobs and cut the town of Groveton's tax bills in half.
Long-time Governor Jerry Brown has placed climate change and environmental issues at the core of his re-election platform, but he's been dogged by those critical of his decision to allow fracking of oil and natural gas in California. He's being pushed to order a moratorium to block it.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration keeps a list of "the worst of the worst" employers in the nation — the Severe Violator Enforcement Program — and drilling companies with multiple fatalities should be on it, safety experts say.
Duke Energy's CEO says while the company and its shareholders will pay to clean up a coal ash spill in the Dan River, its customers will shoulder the costs of closing the rest of the utility's coal ash ponds across North Carolina.
Backers of a proposed project in North Dakota that would turn a variety of sugar beets into ethanol have preached patience for the last five years. Now they're looking for a commitment from farmers to sweeten the deal.
Investigators sent instruments used to measure air quality and radioactivity underground Friday and Saturday in the first step toward resuming operations at the Waste Isolation Pilot plant, which has been shut down since early February when a truck caught fire in a separate incident.
United Rentals says it's buying National Pump, the second-largest pump rental company in North America, for $780 million.
Plant chief Akira Ono said Monday that improving water management is crucial not only to the plant cleanup but also decontamination of the area so evacuees can return to their homes.