Radioactive particles associated with nuclear fission have been detected at Japan's tsunami-damaged atomic power plant.
The plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986, will take a considerable effort to be safely decommissioned.
China's chronic fuel shortages are worsening with the onset of winter, plus a surge in demand due to the end-of-year rush of factory deliveries.
Solar power installations doubled in the United States last year and are expected to double again this year.
The village is bringing suit in a U.S. federal court over a drinking-water well polluted with benzene 900 times the international limit.
Investigators identified five violations including "a significant lack of management attention" and now have levied the $45,000 fine.
Starting in 2013, the plan places emissions allowances on power plants and other of the worst polluting facilities.
A group of 285 investors representing more than $20 trillion say only legally enforceable carbon limits can spur the level of investment needed to develop clean energy.
Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA said the purchase will give it control of oil fields in North Dakota.
The administration's decision to restructure a half-billion dollar loan is back in the spotlight as a House panel resumes hearings.
Salvage crews trying to limit the environmental damage from an oil-leaking cargo ship off New Zealand were battered by bad weather.
The company has selected a Denver suburb for the new plant despite a string of bankruptcies in the industry.
Federal regulators cited the companies for alleged safety and environmental violations stemming from last year's rig explosion.
The Detroit automaker said the Spark EV mini-car will be sold in limited quantities in certain U.S. markets.
Hilco Industrial said it will take bids on the Evergreen facilities in Devens, Mass., and Midland, Mich. after the company moved operations to China.
Rough weather has jostled a cargo ship stuck off New Zealand's coast and worsened its oil leak fivefold.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan finds that the market earned revenues of $60.7 million in 2010 and estimates this to reach $84.3 million in 2015.
The proposed fix to the cross-state pollution rule would allow 10 states, especially Texas, to emit more smog-causing pollution than had initially been permitted.
The president said that he doesn't "buy" Republican claims that solar manufacturing can't be done cost-effectively in America.
Solar power company said it filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission, accusing two Canadian companies of infringing on its patents.
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency will help plan the massive cleanup of areas contaminated by a radiation-leaking nuclear power plant.
The International Energy Agency wants world governments to curb state subsidies for fossil fuels as a way to help the environment and boost economies.
The Energy Department approved four more solar energy loan guarantees worth nearly $5 billion, hours before a controversial loan program was set to expire.
The grants allow Washington State University and the University of Washington to lead research into the conversion of Pacific Northwest wood and forest residues into biofuels.