Construction workers in economically distressed southern New York are ecstatic about the job possibilities, but landowners who have been fighting the first pipeline for three years are dismayed at the prospect of going through the whole process a second time.
A top official who led China's biggest petroleum company and later was assigned to oversee state-owned companies went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and abuse of power.
At least six bodies were recovered from a chemical tank inside a pickle manufacturing plant in Pakistan over the weekend.
Amid expected growth in global demand for methanol, used in a range of products such as adhesive agents and agricultural chemicals, three Mitsubishi firms are planning to start operating the plant in October 2018.
The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline continues to drop.
A company plans to roll out a new line of tissues and paper towels this month that incorporates wheat straw and bamboo, which it hopes will provide a rapidly renewable and environmentally friendly source of fiber for its products while giving farmers a new market for what remains after the grain is harvested.
Legislation to ban the use of certain chemicals in toys may get another chance in New York state before lawmakers adjourn in June.
Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria — listeria.
“By drilling 7,000 holes in the ground, the fracking industry may have changed the geology and created new pathways for radon to rise to the surface,” the study's first author said.
Rejecting a challenge from the ethanol industry, the Iowa Supreme Court says the state's tax on the use of natural gas is constitutional.
Days after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a "great job," according to a copy of the inspection report.
The issue also intensified criticisms of the FDA.
An oil spill in Vancouver, Canada on Wednesday has unleashed toxic sludge into the English Bay.
The Alaska Railroad says supplying oilfield activity on Alaska's North Slope helped offset revenue losses in 2014 from the closure of the North Pole refinery.
Despite a dramatic slide in the price of crude oil in late 2014, the U.S. increased its petroleum output by 3 quadrillion British thermal units during the year.