When Vermont became the first state to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in 2012, Gov. Peter Shumlin said the ban was "in keeping with our environmental ethic and our protection of our natural resources." But the state is likely on the verge of a big increase in the use of fracked gas from Canada.
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"We have applied a petrochemical concept to biomass," said researcher Michiel Dusselier.
Royal Dutch Shell last week officially authorized construction of what will become its largest floating drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 30th consecutive month.
Power companies across the United States are testing whether small drones can spot trouble on transmission lines or inspect equipment deep inside hard-to-reach power plant boilers.
Last Friday, a delivery driver beheaded his boss and set off an explosion at the Lyon plant owned by Air Products of Pennsylvania — an incident that some experts are saying should be a wake-up call to the entire chemicals industry.
The German government is scrapping plans for a levy on the most-polluting coal-fired power stations and will instead phase some of the plants out.
Ameren Missouri is asking Missouri regulators for permission to build a solar plant in eastern Missouri's Montgomery County.
Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S.
Officials in Maryville, Tennessee, say an evacuation is expected to last at least until Friday, after a CSX train car carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire.
Most of the $18.7 billion proposed settlement that BP reached over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill would go to five Gulf Coast states, if the deal is approved by a judge. A portion of the settlement is not assigned to any particular state. Here's how the state-specific money breaks down, with payments to states being made over nearly two decades:
The sellers are subsidiaries of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp.
A technician died from injuries sustained while working on a robot at Volkswagen's factory in Kessel, Germany, according to media reports.
A plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants would threaten the reliability and affordability of electricity and cause substantial economic injury to the state, Attorney General Scott Pruitt claims in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
The settlement announcement comes as a federal judge was preparing to rule on how much BP owed in federal Clean Water Act penalties after millions of gallons of oil spewed into the Gulf.
A hospital confirmed that seven people were injured on Wednesday, two of them critically, from an incident at a petroleum distribution center in northeast Nebraska that one witness said produced large flames and black smoke.
Oregon senators took steps to regulate toxic chemicals in children's products and toys when they approved legislation Wednesday requiring a state agency to build a list of chemicals, such as arsenic, mercury and formaldehyde, found in items made for kids under the age of 12.