Petroleum developers would be required to disclose to regulators the ingredients in the chemical products they use to improve the results of fracking.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday imposed new standards for mercury, lead and other toxic pollutants that are discharged into the nation's rivers and streams from steam electric power plants.
Tractor Supply Company Inc. has reached a settlement with federal regulators over the illegal sale of 28,000 off-road vehicles and small engines that failed to meet Clean Air Act requirements.
A federal investigation into a poisonous gas leak that killed four workers at a Houston-area chemical plant in November found weaknesses and failures in the facility's safety planning and procedures, officials said Wednesday.
Here’s a look at how the black gold is fueling one of the world’s biggest security threats, by the numbers.
Failure to implement proper protection against falls topped the latest annual list of workplace safety violations, federal labor officials announced Tuesday.
Researchers from three U.S. universities this week said that outsourcing production from developed nations to China could be accelerating climate change.
More than 6 million people live within three miles of the nation's 142 large oil refineries.
The way in which our cells convert food into fuel is shared by almost all living things — now scientists have discovered a likely reason why this is so widespread.
Duke Energy agreed Tuesday to pay North Carolina regulators $7 million to settle allegations of groundwater pollution at its coal ash pits and to perform accelerated cleanups costing millions of dollars at four sites.
More Potomac River communities are taking steps to protect their drinking water from last week's chemical spill at a western Maryland paper mill.
Columbia's century-old first power plant is out of the coal business.
In stock car racing, there's an old adage: If you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'. You could say the same sometimes for auto makers up against stricter environmental rules.
A company building a $2 billion fertilizer plant near Sioux City expects its workforce to exceed 4,000, which would be more than double the number of workers it once envisioned.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says ending the ban on U.S. oil exports and easing restrictions on natural gas exports will unleash the nation's economy.