If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way.
California regulators on Monday expanded their list of thousands of state-permitted oil and gas wells where below-ground injections may be contaminating drinking-water reserves.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.
Residents of a Montana mining community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure will weigh in this week on a proposal to leave the dangerous material behind in many houses and buildings.
Federal regulators are investigating why water accumulated in a room of critical electrical equipment after a transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
With the Republican-led Congress indifferent to Obama's entreaties, the president has been doing what he can to combat climate change through executive orders to cut greenhouse gas emissions and through the powers of persuasion.
Residents of the Sunshine State are finding that harnessing Florida's abundant solar power is no simple task.
If a Denver company has its way, foreign competitors may not be able to undercut U.S. drilling operations for much longer.
It’s potentially a $15 billion problem in the U.S.
The most conservative projection showed carbon dioxide levels from the nation's power sector rising by 2 percent between 2013 and 2040.
The move ends months-long efforts by the oil industry and its supporters to curb local authority over oil and gas drilling.
In the latest edition of the journal ACS Catalysis, Yale chemists detailed the production of catalysts based on palladium.
The Environmental Protection Agency will step up studies into the safety of widely used neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been temporarily banned in Europe.
The project also includes installing solar generation at the site. It should be complete by the end of 2019.
"Had the company assessed the dangers involved, or trained their employees on what to do if the ventilation system stopped working, they might have had a chance," OSHA chief David Michaels said in a statement.