Major airports in the Pacific Northwest are joining Boeing, Alaska Airlines and Washington State University to study how biomass sources might produce aviation fuel.
Oil company said the cost of dealing with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has risen to $3.5 billion, including nearly $165 million paid to settle individual claims.
Company said it is raising its cash offer for rival Airgas Inc. to $5.5 billion from $5.1 billion and would take over $1.7 billion in debt under the proposal.
Federal appeals court rejected government's effort to restore an offshore deepwater drilling moratorium, opening the door to resumed drilling in the Gulf while the legal fight continues.
Discovery shows melamine remains a danger in China despite a crackdown in which dozens of people were arrested and two were executed for producing or selling toxic milk.
Environmental groups claim Exxon violated federal air pollution laws thousands of times during the last five years, without facing proper fines or being forced to fix equipment.
Houston-based Westlake Chemical Corp. says it has sold $100 million in bonds that could potentially go towards a major expansion at its Geismar, La., plant.
Chemical company says the International Chemical Workers Union has ratified a new three-year contract at its plant in Natrium, W. Va.
The California Assembly has voted to ban plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and baby formula containers that contain the chemical bisphenol A.
Soft drink and snack maker said it is expanding its popular Refresh Project charitable program to help communities affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Chemical company signed a deal with major Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. to build and operate a new membrane chlor-alkali facility on the Texas coast.
Senior American energy official said Tuesday the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico dramatically illustrates the need for investment into renewable sources of energy.
Despite safety concerns in the wake of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, OPEC called on U.S. to reconsider a ban on new deep-water drilling that could hold back oil supplies.
BP spill has hammered fishing and tourism industries along the Gulf, but it appears the economic damage to the rest of the United States will be limited.
Tests show BP is on target for mid-August completion of a relief well in the Gulf of Mexico, the best hope of stopping the oil that's been gushing since April, the company said.
Two West Virginia women are suing DuPont, seeking damages for dozens of ailments they say were caused by long-term exposure to toxins from a former zinc-smelting plant.
Chemical company said it has agreed to acquire Cognis, a supplier of raw materials for cosmetics, detergents and cleaners, for $858 million in cash.
British oil giant spent $2 billion in two months fighting the oil spill and compensating victims, with no end in sight to the disaster or the price tag.
Company said it has 15 miles of oil containment boom sitting in a warehouse but has been getting the runaround in its efforts to sell the boom and have it delivered to the Gulf of Mexico.
Specialty chemicals maker said it has filed a reorganization plan and hopes to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection within the next few months.
After House chairman accused the BP chief of ignoring risks of his commpany's deep water operations, Hayward testified he was 'deeply sorry' for the catastrophic Gulf coast oil spill.
New review of company policy lists 10-year targets as a 25 percent reduction in energy intensity and 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas intensity.
Industrial giant has agreed to pay a $59,000 penalty for mercury discharges at its polymer fiber manufacturing facility in North Carolina.
President says unprecedented scope of the oil spill in the Gulf has tested the capacity of human technology, but more oil is being captured from the blown-out well all the time.