Leaders in a northern Illinois village struggling with controversy over a proposed power plant are asking state lawmakers to revamp the process developers must go through before making an offer to municipal leaders.
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is not over, as the data begins to show that plastic might not be as bad as you'd think...
The millions of dollars invested by communities like Miami Beach in climate change adaptation need the backup of long-term national policies like the president's plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.
Georgia lawmakers heard contrasting views Thursday on how the state could meet proposed rules limiting carbon emissions from power plants.
Shale drillers must overcome image issues and endeavors to raise charges in the event that they need to grab a chance to make Pennsylvania a long term energy center, analyst and administrators stated.
Danish toy maker Lego said Thursday it won't renew a deal allowing Shell to hand out Lego sets at its gas stations in some 30 countries, following a viral campaign protesting Arctic drilling.
The official put in charge of Toledo's troubled water treatment plant after toxins contaminated the city's drinking water has resigned after less than two months on the job.
Conservation groups say a federal rule to cut haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions at a northern Arizona coal plant is too lenient.
A federal judge dismissed Nebraska's lawsuit against the federal Environmental Protection Agency over greenhouse gas standards for new power plants, saying the lawsuit "jumped the gun."
All that's left of the contaminated plant that destroyed some of the nation's deadliest nerve and chemical agents is some paperwork.
Pennsylvania environmental regulators are pursuing a record $4.5 million fine against a gas driller over what they describe as a major case of pollution from a leaking waste pit.
The Chesapeake Bay region would reap an additional $22.5 billion a year from improved hurricane protection, crab and fish production and climate stability if the Obama administration's contested plan to clean up the watershed proceeds, an environmental group says.
The United Mine Workers of America is organizing a rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants.
A 21-year push to limit dust pollution in and around Las Vegas has the federal Environmental Protection Agency poised to give the region a clean bill of health.
St. Albans got a tax revenue boost from the January chemical spill as thousands of people came to the city to buy groceries and eat in restaurants.
A South Dakota landfill that was considered ahead of the curve five years ago when it installed a system to capture gas given off by decomposing trash and turn it into energy now opposes proposed federal regulations that would require large landfills to control methane gas emissions.
Officials approved plans Friday to spend $627 million on 44 projects meant to aid recovery from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but environmentalists are fuming that $58 million will go to an Alabama beachfront hotel they say will hurt rather than help the Gulf.
Officials say 150,000 gallons of wastewater entered the Cedar River after a power failure at a treatment plant in Cedar Falls.
Bionomic Industries, Inc. has announced their expanded line of ScrubPac™ VentClean Systems, specifically designed to scrub storage tank and railcar vent emissions.
The drilling services company Baker Hughes implemented a policy of disclosing all of the chemicals used in its fracking operations.
General Electric has agreed to do a comprehensive study of PCB contamination of the upper Hudson River shoreline along the 40-mile stretch of river north of Albany where it has been dredging contaminated sediments under a Superfund cleanup project since 2009.
Two companies are working on a project to transform sewage into commercial fertilizer and help protect the environmental health of the North Saskatchewan River. Edmonton-based Epcor will ...
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is ...
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project, as approved with conditions, would minimize potential adverse impacts on landowners and the environment.
The legislation will prohibit large grocery stores from carrying single-use bags starting in July 2015, expanding to smaller stores the year after.