The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.
Police say an explosion at a small embroidery factory in western Indian has injured 33 people.
ExxonMobil has donated $250,000 to aid recovery efforts in the state from last week's severe storms that included a deadly tornado.
The main railroad moving crude oil out of the rich Bakken formation in North Dakota and Montana said a new federal emergency order on rail shipments will not affect shipments.
The Transportation Department issued an emergency order requiring that railroads inform state emergency management officials about the movement of large shipments of crude oil through their states and urged shippers not to use older model tanks cars that are easily ruptured in accidents, even at slow speeds.
State and federal fire investigators say an explosion and fire at a northwestern Pennsylvania wax plant was accidental, though they haven't described the specific cause.
Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways are choked with large trucks and heavy drilling equipment.
Federal, state and county officials are investigating after a building collapse at the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County that injured nine workers, four of them critically.
More bodies have been pulled from a collapsed gold mine in southwestern Colombia, bringing the number of confirmed fatalities to 12.
Phoenix Fire Capt. Tony Mure says hazmat crews responded Sunday morning around 9:30 a.m. to FlipChip International near 37th Street and University Drive in Phoenix, Arizona.
The owners of a northwestern Pennsylvania wax plant were working with investigators to determine the cause of a fire that injured a worker.
Early reviews found no human error or mechanical failure that could have caused a fiery derailment of an oil train in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.
Across the state on the same rail line where a train loaded with highly combustible crude oil derailed, a fire chief sees the potential for a nightmare scenario: A blaze his crews don't have the means to put out, threatening a colonial-era tourist attraction and one of the nation's oldest institutions of higher learning.
Rescuers were searching for at least 15 people missing after a gold mine collapsed. Authorities said three dead bodies had been recovered.
Fuel shipping company Global Partners will require tanker cars to meet with updated standards for all crude oil trains arriving at its East and West Coast terminals, starting in upstate New York and Oregon, the company announced Wednesday.
The governor of Samangan province, Hirullah Anush, said two other miners were missing in the collapse Wednesday morning in the remote district of Dara Seuf. He said the bodies of the 15 workers were recovered from the rubble.
City of Bryan spokeswoman Mary Lynne Stratta said Wednesday that one worker remains hospitalized following the fire at a Bryan Texas Utilities plant.
Wolverine Terminals Corp. officials have sought to reassure worried St. James Parish residents that its plans for a crude oil facility in Paulina will be safe and do not pose a threat.
Federal mine safety regulators are investigating the death of a worker at an underground gold mine in Elko County.
The Japanese government is pushing ahead with efforts to decontaminate and reopen as much of a 20-kilometer (12-mile) no-go zone around the plant as it can. Authorities declared a tiny corner of the zone safe for living as of April 1, and hope to lift evacuation orders in more areas in the coming months and years.
Flames and thick smoke shot up in a southwest Ohio community from a steel plant fire that was controlled without injuries.
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An explosion has rocked a plywood manufacturing plant north of Houston, injuring seven workers and causing a fire that took hours to extinguish.
Poor management, an eroding safety culture, ineffective maintenance and a lack of proper oversight are being blamed for a radiation release that contaminated 21 workers and shuttered the federal government's nuclear waste dump two months ago in southeastern New Mexico.