A southern Chinese city has vowed to listen to public opinion in deciding whether to go ahead with a petrochemical plant after protests by residents turned into violent riots.
Many don't trust official declarations that the water is again safe to drink, nearly three months after the chemical smelling of licorice ran into the Elk River last Jan. 9, throwing lives into disarray.
The inspection blitz, which generally found only minor and easily correctable defects, is part of a proactive safety effort launched in January after several severe accidents across the U.S. and Canada.
The rise in China's net imports of petroleum and other liquids is driven by steady economic growth, with rapidly rising Chinese petroleum demand outpacing production growth.
California consumers won't be able to purchase some types of rat poisons after July 1 because state regulators have determined that the chemicals in them pose a danger to pets and wildlife.
The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million gallons of crude, struck Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. on March 24, 1989. Within hours, it unleashed an estimated 10.8 million gallons of thick, toxic crude oil into the water.
The Commerce Department says the imbalance fell to $81.1 billion in the fourth quarter, down from $96.4 billion in the July-September quarter. That's the smallest gap since the third quarter of 1999.
The state's unprecedented oil bonanza has made it the economic darling of the nation — boasting a sturdy economy, a state government budget surplus, and its highest population ever.
The main difference between lithium-ion and lithium-air batteries is that the latter replaces the traditional cathode — a key battery component involved in the flow of electric current — with air. That makes the rechargeable metal-air battery lighter with the potential to pack in more energy than its commercial counterpart.
In court documents Saturday, Freedom Industries President Gary Southern requested an order to cash paychecks for work following the company's Jan. 17 bankruptcy filing, even as hundreds of creditors try to collect money owed by Freedom Industries.
The California Department of Toxic Substances is not banning the substances, but its manufacturers have until roughly the end of 2016 to find safer alternatives.
Met-Pro was relying on multiple ERP platforms for analyzing data and assessing operations. As the company grew and evolved, it needed a single solution that provided better data visibility, allowing employees to see and understand how geographical, environmental or operational issues were impacting inventory levels, deliverability, etc. Targeting this type of access would also allow for more fluid responses and simplify changes.
The company still needs to complete traffic, geological, fiscal and environmental surveys and win zoning approval. Officials estimate that the project could cost $850 million to $1 billion and take three years to complete.
The number of carloads of crude oil U.S. railroads delivered last year surged 83 percent over 2012 as concerns about the shipments grow.
The company at the center of a chemical spill into 300,000 West Virginians' drinking water submitted plans Wednesday to demolish its facility.
There is concern about whether the industry can produce all of the gas their old and new customers need, and deliver it to them through a pipeline system that hasn't been able to keep up with the new demand.
The proposed multibillion-dollar pipelines that would bring a flood of Canadian tar sands oil to the U.S. likely won't hinder North Dakota's soaring crude production, state and industry officials say.
People have been caught nearly 150 times in the past year attempting to illegally dump loads of oil field waste — much of it radioactive — at two of the biggest landfills in western North Dakota, records show.
Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.
The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in January as a rise in imports of oil and other foreign goods offset a solid increase in exports.
The oil and gas industry got some prime online real estate for their ad pressing President Barack Obama on the Keystone XL pipeline: The White House's official website.
Senators say they're frustrated with the government's slow pace at writing new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery freight train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment.
Halliburton is the latest corporation to support construction of an energy research laboratory at the University of Wyoming in response to the state's push to improve energy and engineering programs there.
The ruling could clear the way for payments to resume from a settlement administrator after they were frozen.