A man with an apparent case of arachnophobia caused a fire at a suburban Detroit gas pump by putting a lighter to what he says was a spider near his fuel door.
If he's convicted, it would be a rare instance where a CEO faces prison time.
The announcement was a huge blow to Shell, which was counting on offshore drilling in Alaska to help it drive future revenue.
A new flow battery developed by Harvard University scientists could make solar and wind power dramatically more cost-effective.
Deep inside a 70-year-old water-treatment plant, drinking water for Iowa's capital city is cleansed of harmful nitrates that come from the state's famously rich farmland.
British power company Drax Group PLC says it is abandoning a project to capture and store carbon from a coal-fueled power plant, a major setback for the technology in Britain.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulates just over 90 contaminants in public drinking water systems. They include manmade chemicals as well as naturally occurring contaminants from rocks and soil.
A system developed by a Texas A&M University engineer could revolutionize the process of identifying and evaluating chemicals.
PBF Energy has reported that it has completed the repair and restart of an 82,000 barrel per day refining unit that had been crippled by fire Aug. 21.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will make sweeping changes in the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years.
A federal judge has refused to dismiss one of two test cases that could potentially help settle thousands of similar lawsuits against chemical giant DuPont.
American Chemistry Council President Cal Dooley said that Congress should work toward implementing a "workable deadline" and warned that the current policy could "send a shock wave through our economy."
The Army uses the chamber to explode and neutralize shells containing mustard agent.
Russia and Ukraine will resume talks Friday aimed at trying to clinch a deal guaranteeing that Ukraine will receive shipments of Russian natural gas this winter.
Neighbors of a soybean processing plant in Des Moines say they're concerned about plans to expand the facility, which already is the largest producer of hazardous air pollution in Polk County.