The "gigafactory" will produce lithium-ion batteries for use in Tesla electric cars.
Farmers and environmentalists urged Montana regulators to establish buffer zones around homes to protect them from oil and gas drilling.
One Royal Dutch Shell offshore drill rig is headed to Alaska and a second is poised to leave, despite lacking final federal permits that would allow exploratory drilling and possible confirmation of rich oil reserves under the Chukchi Sea.
Nigeria's new president on Friday dissolved the board of the state oil company from which billions of dollars is missing, a move likely preceding an investigation.
The announcement Wednesday by Houston-based DKRW Advanced Fuels raised new skepticism about whether the plant at Medicine Bow in Carbon County would be built.
Hugh Grant, CEO of the St. Louis-based agribusiness giant, said the company would invest more than $1 billion in the Luling facility during the next three to five years.
Researchers at Northwestern University believe that improving the operational efficiency of natural gas fracking could produce a "win-win" for both the U.S. energy sector and the environment.
Plains All American is facing scrutiny from federal regulators and lawmakers on Capitol Hill over the spill, which washed up goo on beaches as far as 100 miles away.
The industrial site belongs to Air Products, an American chemical company based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
A chemistry professor at UC Davis aims to design and build new biochemical pathways within living cells, based on existing pathways from other living things.
The study selected 85 chemicals not considered carcinogenic to humans and found 50 supported key cancer-related mechanisms at exposures found in the environment today.
There were gains in the output of pesticides, chlor-alkali, other specialties, and synthetic rubber. These gains were offset, however, by declines in the production of plastic resins, organic chemicals, adhesives, fertilizers, acids, phosphates, sulfates, manufactured fibers, and pharmaceuticals.
The Center for Biological Diversity said that under the terms of the settlement, the EPA will study the impact of glyphosate and atrazine — the most common pesticides in use in the U.S. — on some 1,500 endangered plants and animals by June of 2020.
A group of Indian tribes is suing to block construction of a huge solar power plant in California's Mojave Desert.
When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has been plagued by criticism.