After much debate on the safety of shipping oil by train, federal regulators have created a list of voluntary measures transporters can use to help reduce the risks of accidents occurring on rail shipments.
The Georgetown and Salado salamanders, two species primarily located in central Texas, have become guarded endangered species after years of waiting for federal protection.
The agency has announced proposed revisions to the Worker Protection Standard for agricultural workers exposed to pesticides.
An investigation by California's Department of Toxic Substances Control found Clearwater Environmental Management, Inc. continued to transport hazardous waste after losing its license in 2007.
The state agency is allowing Patriot Coal’s Kanawha Eagle Prep Plant to begin testing new control measures put in place after a Feb. 11 slurry spill.
These are routine, five-year reviews at the sites.
The association notes that the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Intelligence Agency agree cybersecurity is the top threat facing business and critical infrastructure in the United States.
The Potomac Water Filtration Plant has been sued for dumping more than 30 million pounds of sediment and aluminum into the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay over a four-year period.
A break occurred Feb. 2 in a 48-inch stormwater pipe beneath an ash basin at a retired coal plant in Eden, N.C., releasing at least 50,000 tons of ash to the Dan River, the company estimates.
Most of the $63 million paid to the U.S. government under the company's bankruptcy reorganization plan is going to fund the cleanups in 21 states.
As people and corporations alike are becoming more environmentally conscious with each passing year, businesses around the globe are finding ways their stores can leave less of a carbon footprint.
- By Lindsay Page
- Feb 05, 2014
Two companies with existing terminals located on the Houston Ship Channel have filed letters of intent and Waterways Suitability Assessments for their planned Liquefied Hazardous Gas facility expansions.
Now, more than ever, aquatic ecosystem components continue to be the primary water resource targeted for development.
- By Bryan Taylor
- Feb 03, 2014
Arkansas becomes the 23rd state to confirm the deadly disease in bats.
In an EIP report, it was found that 395 facilities in six states emit over 10,000 pounds of toxic chemicals each year, but don’t report to the Toxics Release Inventory because of a government loophole.
The council's report says despite knowledge that certain livestock antibiotics were not necessarily safe for human consumption, the FDA allowed their use.
After a water emergency was declared for California less than two weeks ago, ranchers voice their concern over the impacts the drought will have on their livestock and crops if the water shortage continues for much longer.
The Luxembourg startup announced "a large customer in Europe" ordered the pilot plant to treat water from oil production and hydraulic fracturing.
These field tests will be the first time the electric compact cargo vehicle will be running in North American; the two companies have conducted tests in Japan, Singapore, Brazil, and the UK.
As the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline starts to flow this week, residents around the route will be using cameras from the Texas Pipeline Watch to monitor and document all activity of the pipeline.