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Judge Approves Sale Of 3 James River Coal Mines

August 27, 2014 | by Associated Press | Comments

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of three James River Coal Co. mining complexes to a subsidiary of Kentucky-based Blackhawk Mining LLC.                                     

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BP plans to create a separate, more competitive business to manage its onshore oil and gas assets, including its shale operations, in the 48 contiguous U.S. states.

Explosion At BP Refinery

August 28, 2014 9:49 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which rattled nearby homes.                                             

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New Pipeline Opened Across Southern Europe

August 27, 2014 9:48 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A new pipeline has been opened that will pump gas from Romania to Moldova in an attempt to reduce the former Soviet republic's dependence on Russian energy.                     

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Oregon City Explores Owning A Gas Utility

August 27, 2014 9:43 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The city of Hermiston has voted to start its own natural gas utility to serve an expanded agricultural plant and other industrial development south of the fast-growing city in northeast Oregon.                    

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Propane Train Derails, Prompts Evacuation

August 27, 2014 9:23 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday.                                      

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Exploring Advances In Sustainable Manufacturing

August 26, 2014 4:02 pm | by Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies | Comments

In recent years, increasing pressure from policymakers, consumers, and suppliers has prompted manufacturers to set environmental targets that go beyond reducing the pollutants they emit from their smokestacks or discharge into rivers and lakes. 

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2 Former Mining Towns Try To Change Their Fortunes

August 26, 2014 3:39 pm | by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press | Comments

In the Appalachian foothills of eastern Tennessee, Rocky Top and Briceville share a common heritage and a common problem: How to revive communities that once boasted bustling main streets and jobs for nearly anyone willing to mine the coal once plentiful in the deep shafts underground.

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Oilfield Waste Disposal Facility Under Construction

August 26, 2014 10:46 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Vanguard Environmental has begun construction on the controversial oilfield-waste disposal facility north of downtown Houma, Louisiana.                                    

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Power Generation Company Opening New Plant In SC

August 26, 2014 10:37 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A Pennsylvania company that makes parts for power generation equipment is opening a new plant in Summerville, investing almost $8 million and creating 45 jobs.                          

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Toledo Water Treatment Plant Supervisor Resigns After Toxic Contamination

August 26, 2014 10:32 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A city official who was in charge of Toledo's water treatment plant has resigned just three weeks after toxins contaminated the water supply for about 400,000 people.                        

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Cutting Emissions Pays For Itself

August 26, 2014 10:21 am | by MIT | Comments

Just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in comparison to the costs of reducing carbon emissions? MIT researchers looked at three policies achieving the same reductions in the U.S., and found that the savings on health care spending and other costs related to illness can be big — in some cases, more than 10 times the cost of policy implementation.

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New Process Helps Overcome Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

August 26, 2014 10:05 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

There’s an old saying in the biofuels industry: “You can make anything from lignin except money.” But now, a new study may pave the way to challenging that adage.                                                        

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EPA Takes Comment On Four Corners Plant

August 26, 2014 9:54 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on a proposed permit for a northwestern New Mexico power plant.                                    

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GE Opens Fuel Cell Facility

August 26, 2014 9:52 am | by Associated Press | Comments

General Electric Co. is opening a new facility north of Albany devoted to the development of fuel cells.                                           

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Mortar Round Caused Deadly Plant Blast

August 25, 2014 4:55 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Police in a St. Louis suburb where a recycling plant explosion killed two people say it was caused by a mortar round.                                  

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Politicians Cheer Pittsburgh Airport Gas Drilling

August 25, 2014 4:48 pm | by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press | Comments

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.                               

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