The Russian military has destroyed numerous oil facilities and tankers controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria, sharply cutting its income, Russia's defense minister said Friday.
The production of energy from natural gas without generating carbon dioxide emissions could fast become a reality, thanks to a novel technology.
The Iowa Department of Public Health says residents and businesses near a Des Moines soy processing plant face no health threat from the facility's emissions.
The report in Tianshan Net, a news portal run by Communist Party officials in Xinjiang, was the first official confirmation of the bloody Sept. 18 mine attack, which had been reported in some foreign media but was kept tightly under wraps in China.
U.S. environmental regulators plan to add at least 100 chemicals to its database of substances deemed safe in each of the next several years.
The explosion and fire started during welding work on a platform owned by Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC, killing three workers and injuring several others.
An oil refinery company with operations in Utah has agreed to pay a $1.2 million as part of a settlement with federal regulators over the emission of hazardous air pollutants.
About 370 workers fainted at Cambodian factories in the past two days, possibly because of pesticide spraying on nearby rice fields, officials said.
The analysis by the Washington-based Center for Effective Government said incidents at U.S. chemical plants still occur at a rate of about one in every two days.
DuPont last week introduced a new enzyme at a trade show in Germany that it says could both shorten and improve beer's maturation process.
The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline remains committed to completing the final leg of the project even though President Barack Obama denied the Canadian company's request for a federal permit.
Blue Bell has resumed making ice cream in Texas but those treats are not for sale amid fallout from listeria contamination and cleanup.
BP said the plant no longer fits into the company's plans for reorganizing its global petrochemicals business.
Sitting in court since early October, spectator Judy Jones Petersen has heard plenty from the defense about a former coal CEO's safety concerns but not much about how 29 men died — including her brother — in a fiery mine blast under that executive's watch.
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say that a new synthetic substance comprised mostly of water is, in fact, stronger than the most advanced existing adhesives.