Conservation & Green Economy
After 100-plus years of domestic drilling, you'd think the oil and gas industry would have its technology in place. Not so. Companies are pushing into emerging technologies.
The presence of "cancer villages" along Huaihe River suggests Chinese
economic growth is taking a heavy toll on the environment, officials say.
Congress is infamous for pork, but goats are getting attention in Washington as a herd is set loose in the Congressional Cemetery.
Kansas is among the largest and fastest-growing wind energy markets in the country, according to a new government report.
A top Volkswagen official said the automaker's Chattanooga
plant will serve as the blueprint for new factories worldwide and has become a
benchmark for environmental efficiency.
The number of coal jobs in Kentucky continued falling in the
second quarter, hitting the lowest level since the state began
tracking that figure, according to a new state report.
California lakes are warming, sea levels are rising, wildfires are
spreading, and plants and animals are migrating to higher ground as climate changes take hold throughout the state, a new report says.
company has been licensed to sell U.S. natural gas overseas, renewing fears that
widespread exports could mean price speaks at home.
Attorneys fighting California's high-speed train
project in the San Joaquin Valley offered a look at the legal
intricacies of the system Tuesday.
A consumer group Tuesday sued the state of California over allegations that it is
allowing Boeing to demolish radiation-contaminated structures and dispose of the debris at sites not licensed to
receive radioactive waste.
The Obama administration on Tuesday told refiners to blend 16.55 billion gallons of renewable fuels into the nation's gasoline supply this year, while paring a specialized ethanol requirement that the oil industry had criticized as too ambitious.
Americans are installing more wind turbines near homes, farms and
businesses to generate their own electricity, a Department of Energy lab is
A Connecticut town hopes to create hundreds of jobs if a bid for a $100 million renewable
energy project is approved by the by state Department of Energy and
Shellfish harvesters in California have filed suit saying the state's "otter-free" zone wasn't properly terminated.
If the Obama administration is indeed waging a "war on coal," as its
critics contend, then Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is trying to bridge the opposing camps.