Manufacturers, already pinned down by rising production costs and competition from other countries, continue to struggle against an old adversary… Washington, specifically the EPA.
In the poorest state in New England, officials are worried a federal proposal to reduce wood...
Eyeing dozens of aging reactors at home and hundreds of others worldwide, Japanese industry sees...
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.
Energy department officials said there's no intent to hide anything and that some information is simply not known.
A North Carolina judge says Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate the source of groundwater pollution at its coal ash dumps.
The Republican-controlled House has moved to block the president's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
Alpha Natural Resources Inc., the nation's third-largest coal supplier, will pay a $27.5 million fine and spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges from 79 mines and 25 coal processing facilities.
Thirty-five factories were closed or torn down in Pingshan county as part of the government's drive to clear up China's notoriously smoggy skies, but shutting plants has taken a human and economic toll in lost jobs and income.
The court ruled that regulators must re-examine a deal in which Nova Scotia-based Emera invested more than $300 million to have a 49 percent stake in Boston-based First Wind's Northeast project portfolio.
A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak.
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked U.S. courts from being used to collect a $9 billion Ecuadorean judgment against Chevron for rainforest damage.
Walmart today announced a concept semi-trailer truck, the Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE), which is 20 percent more aerodynamic than the company’s current fleet of trucks.
As the spring thaw begins, automakers will see if the slowdown was due to historic cold temperatures and snowfall or if there are deeper reasons for sagging demand.
State environment officials said they have set deadlines for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to deal with radioactive waste left above ground at the repository.
The harsh winter has been rough for some businesses, but for a lucky few, the frigid weather means more cold, hard cash.
U.S. manufacturing expanded more quickly last month, but a measure of production fell to its lowest level in nearly five years, likely a casualty of severe winter weather.
The Obama administration is moving forward with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tighter emissions standards for cars, arguing the move will eventually save thousands of lives per year.
Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from a phone that can self-destruct from an airplane manufacturer to more stress for Detroit from the United Auto Workers union.
The EPA is taking the first steps toward possibly restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect near the headwaters of a world-premier sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska.
Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies.
Elevated radiation levels have been detected in the air around the plant, but officials have said the readings are too low to constitute a public health threat.
The California Department of Water Resources has partnered with NASA to use the space agency's satellite data and other airborne technology to better measure the snowpack, groundwater levels and predict storms.
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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told 300,000 affected West Virginians to drink, cook with or otherwise use their tap water.
Beijing remained cloaked in hazardous white pollution, despite the announced closures or production cuts at 147 of the city's industrial plants. Readings of PM2.5, a key measure of pollution, reached 444 micrograms per cubic meter in central Beijing. The World Health Organization considers 25 micrograms a safe level.
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. More than 250 people attended a two-hour meeting to ask questions about back-to-back accidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad.
The Coast Guard says it is conditionally reopening 40 miles of the Mississippi River from New Orleans upriver, but 25 miles remain closed after oil spilled into the river. Port spokesman Matt Gresham says each vessel's hull must be certified clean of oil before it can move along the reopened stretch.
The justices are hearing arguments Monday in a challenge to a regulation that forces companies that want to expand facilities or build new ones that would increase overall pollution to evaluate ways to reduce the carbon they release. Carbon dioxide is the chief greenhouse gas.
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