Critics were raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker, but the 750 or so residents of Bobtown were not.
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Static electricity is suspected of sparking a massive explosion and fire at an oil and gas drilling site in northern Colorado that injured two workers.
A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Tuesday it wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak that exposed at least 13 people.
A Columbia River industrial plant converted from making ethanol to shipping volatile North Dakota crude oil has been operating improperly by moving six times the volume its permit allowed, Oregon regulators say.
Nearly 20 employees of a North Carolina county have gone to the hospital for evaluation after a toxic dry cleaning chemical spill at the county jail.
Concerns over toxic substances in everyday life have been around since Rachel Carson penned "Silent Spring" more than a half-century ago. But getting these chemicals out of products and supply chains has been slow-going, especially as government regulation of such chemicals has been timid. Regulation by the marketplace is another matter.
For Workplace Eye Wellness Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has developed guidance on how to avoid and treat eye on-the-job eye injuries, 90 percent of which are preventable with the appropriate eye protection.
While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks.
The elderly, young children and pregnant women were advised to evacuate an Australian town that has been shrouded by smoke and ash from a burning coal mine for almost three weeks.
More analysis is needed to determine exactly how much radiation workers were exposed to during a recent leak at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico.
Federal investigators say a deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident.
Earlier this month one of Chevron's fracking well pads exploded and caused a deadly fire near a small town in Pennsylvania. Since, the apology letters and coupons for free pizza have met with a great deal of internet scorn. Is there a "right" way to apologize for this kind of accident and what will this viral snafu mean for Chevron?
A federal judge has allowed a North Texas man to withdraw his guilty plea to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb last year.
Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.
Federal officials are firing back at a Northern California refinery after the company blocked them from investigating a chemical release that seriously injured two workers.
Thirteen workers at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico have tested positive for radiation exposure after a recent leak released toxic particles in and around the plant, officials announced.
Egyptian gas company officials say an explosion has hit a natural gas pipeline in the restive Sinai Peninsula, an attack similar to militant strikes on pipelines that have proliferated in recent years.
Federal regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring more stringent testing of crude oil before shipment by rail to determine how susceptible the cargo is to explosion or fire, in response to a string of train accidents involving oil from the Bakken region.
Officials investigating a leak from the federal government's only underground nuclear waste dump tried to reassure skeptical southeastern New Mexico residents Monday night that their health is safe.
A West Tennessee sheriff says an employee who was severely injured in a manufacturing explosion has died.
A federal health official says it's safe to use water contaminated by a chemical spill in West Virginia last month. It's hardly the first time the CDC told 300,000 affected West Virginians to drink, cook with or otherwise use their tap water. The agency has just avoided calling the water "safe."
Injury claims, government data and public records of oil field accidents since the start of the onshore drilling and fracking boom in 2007 show the federal government failed to implement safety standards and procedures, according to a Houston Chronicle investigation.
An explosion at a manufacturing plant in western Tennessee injured at least one person Saturday.
Authorities ordered the evacuation of an entire northern Iowa city Thursday as firefighters battled a fire at a fertilizer plant.
BNSF Railway Co. says it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher safety standard for a fleet that's seen multiple major accidents.
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