While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks.
State officials say a Northern California refinery can restart a unit that was shut down after a chemical release that seriously injured two workers.
Oil prices jumped nearly two dollars a barrel Monday as Russia's military advance into Ukraine raised fears of economic sanctions against one of the world's major energy producers.
Police arrested hundreds of people who strapped themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse is stepping down from his post on May 1. 67-year-old Klesse will remain with the refiner as chairman.
Minerals Technologies is boosting its offer for Amcol International again, as bidding for the minerals and oilfield services company heats up.
Stretched across the bottom of the Straights of Mackinac are pipes that carry nearly 23 million gallons of crude oil daily. Although they've never leaked, a growing chorus is demanding closer scrutiny as stepped-up production elsewhere boosts the amount of oil coursing through pipelines.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ Board of Governors is calling for greater regulatory certainty of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) through a long-term authorization.
The elderly, young children and pregnant women were advised to evacuate an Australian town that has been shrouded by smoke and ash from a burning coal mine for almost three weeks.
In the wake of recent spills, coal ash dumped decades ago across the country is being dug up and recycled to make concrete, asphalt and other building products.
Back-to-back accidents and a never-supposed-to-happen above-ground radiation release that exposed at least 13 workers have shuttered the federal government's only deep underground nuclear waste dump indefinitely and have raised questions about a cornerstone of the Department of Energy's $5-billion-a-year program for cleaning up legacy waste scattered across the country.
More analysis is needed to determine exactly how much radiation workers were exposed to during a recent leak at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico.
Federal investigators say a deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident.
New Mexico has brokered an agreement between the federal government and a state-run college that has the potential to open hundreds of thousands of acres in the San Juan Basin to oil and gas drilling and result in royalties for thousands of Navajo landowners.
Supporters of a south Louisiana flood control board's lawsuit against scores of oil and gas companies over erosion of coastal wetlands announced plans to fight legislation they say could undermine not only the lawsuit, but the political independence of the board.