Ohio lawmakers are expected to quickly take action on legislation intended to limit the impact of federal plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.
A portion of a multibillion settlement between the federal government and a petroleum company will finance the cleanup of an abandoned uranium mine in northwest South Dakota.
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but moves the deadline for state compliance until after President Barack Obama leaves office in early 2017.
A federal trial is beginning this week to determine whether a chemical company responsible for dumping mercury from a closed plant in Orrington will be required to clean contamination from along the banks of the Penobscot River and the mouth of Penobscot Bay.
Kansas officials are waiting to see how the federal government plans to regulate greenhouse gas emissions only days after the state signed off on a new, $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant.
Fertilizer manufacturer Mississippi Phosphates has put an emergency bypass in place to collect runoff from its sulfuric acid plant that was going into a storm drain, according to a published report Friday.
The Obama administration is poised to unveil the first rules limiting carbon emissions from the thousands of power plants across the nation. The pollution controls form the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's campaign to combat climate change and a key element of his legacy.
North Carolina lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a measure that would allow fracking for natural gas to begin in the state next year.
EPA's proposed rule for new coal plants has been called a "war on coal". The "war on coal" occurs because the standard in the proposed rule can only be achieved by the installation of a costly technology called CCS, carbon capture and sequestration, which virtually no utility can neither afford nor implement and will result in a ban on the construction of new coal plants.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead heads to Washington state next week to push for access to ocean ports to allow export of Wyoming coal to Asia even as many politicians and residents in the Northwest voice increasing concern about the effects of burning coal on global warming.
The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood's water supply has increased in recent years, but the state's oil and gas regulator says it can't link the methane to drilling activity nearby, according to a report it released yesterday.
Plans are moving forward by a business that specializes in industrial brownfield work to redevelop the site of the decommissioned Marysville Power Plant in Michigan.
The Homer City Generating Station in Pennsylvania has faced years of legal battles on its way to cleaning up its pollution.
The heat may finally be subsiding in the confrontation between the chili-sauce maker and the Los Angeles suburb that called the plant a public nuisance.
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According to a new poll conducted on behalf of the National Mining Association, more than 75% of Americans are concerned that new EPA regulations - specifically geared toward coal power plants - will lead to higher electricity prices on the consumer end.
A House committee has approved a plan to speed up hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas in Illinois. The Executive Committee voted 7-4 Monday to advance the plan by Rep. John Bradley despite protests from environmentalists.
Greenpeace says activists have boarded two offshore drilling rigs in a protest against oil and gas exploration in Arctic waters.
Residents along the scenic Columbia River are hoping to persuade regulators to reject plans for what would be the Pacific Northwest's largest crude oil train terminal — the proposed destination for at least four trains a day, each more than a mile long.
Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel — radioactive waste that by now was supposed to be on its way to a national dump.
A chemical and biomolecular engineering professor at Clarkson University is pioneering a new purification process that, if successful, could help millions of people without access to clean water quickly and efficiently purify water to make it safe for drinking and cooking.
Federal environmental officials said that they have reached a deal with Duke Energy to clean up its mess from a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River.
The state Senate tentatively agreed Wednesday to push to the finish line prep work for natural gas exploration in North Carolina using hydraulic fracturing — better known as fracking — so that the first permits for drilling could be issued starting next summer.
Residents of a small California farming community who have worried for years about the health effects of a hazardous waste landfill learned Wednesday that the state has cleared the way for it to expand.