The USGS analysis of 13 fracking wells in Pennsylvania's shale gas fields found surprising variation in the wells' levels of organic compounds and microbes.
The report from the American Chemistry Council argued that the increase in U.S. natural gas production due to fracking turned the market dramatically in favor of American producers even after considering the dramatic decline in oil prices in recent months.
While officials in the U.S. continue to debate the safety of glyphosate, recent photos taken by the Associated Press show what rural Colombians say is hard evidence the herbicide is damaging for human health.
This week's look at who's getting kudos and who's getting flak highlights researchers who revealed a way to turn common trash into health-food gold and Dow’s CEO, who drew fire in a damning new report.
Take a ride in the Toyota Mirai, the world's first mass-market, hydrogen-powered all-electric car named after the Japanese word for "future." Is this the car that will put an end to Tesla's electric vehicle dominance?
State regulators in North Carolina say private wells near some of Duke Energy's coal ash pits are contaminated. The utility says it will provide drinking water for residents notified by the state.
A California scientific panel recommended that the state add bisphenol-A to its list of harmful chemicals that must be disclosed by companies.
Nearly three-quarters of surveyed manufacturers reported process improvements following cloud deployment, while just over 60 percent said product quality improved.
The studies examined nearly 50 drinking water emergencies including pipeline ruptures, diesel spills and major chemical accidents, including the 2014 Freedom Industries chemical spill.
Trian, which owns about 24.6 million DuPont shares, has been pushing for the business to split into two companies, but DuPont has argued that such a move would destroy value.
Company officials said the crop protection business — including the Roundup line of herbicides — is the largest contributor to Monsanto's carbon footprint and would therefore be "the place where the company can achieve the greatest positive impact."
Officials overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa have defended their hiring practices amid criticism from labor leaders.
Scientists in the U.S. are researching how nanotechnology and nanoparticles may be used to fight many diseases, including cancer and Ebola.
The report named the array of toxic chemicals included in nail care products as the likely culprit for the medical conditions facing salon workers across the country, including chronic respiratory illnesses, skin problems and cancers.
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Dow Chemical hopes drones could eventually provide crucial safety services at its plants and take employees out of harm's way.
A coal-burning industrial plant that a federal official called an "environmental outlaw" has agreed to pay $12 million to settle claims that it polluted the air and water with harmful chemicals, authorities said Monday.
With the GHS June deadline approaching, manual re-classification and re-authoring of safety data sheets is expected to be the biggest EHS challenge of 2015.
A waste disposal company is trying to reassure regulators and residents that a type of nuclear waste that grows more radioactive can remain safely buried in a barren, remote area of northwest Utah.
The plant will use natural gas to make ammonia-based fertilizer.
Not everyone is excited about low gasoline prices.
Santos said he was taking the move following a Health Ministry recommendation based on a World Health Organization decision to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen.
Research by a Danish graduate student may pave the way for a breakthrough method of capturing energy from sunlight.
The chemical giant in 2004 agreed to pay $235 million to monitor 80,000 residents near its plant in Washington, West Virginia, which produced a chemical called C8 or PFOA for decades.