In the course of making the film “Dirty Business: ‘Clean Coal’ and the Battle for Our Energy Future,” the holy grail for us was getting an interview with the infamous Don Blankenship, then the CEO of the Massey Energy Co.
Oklahoma regulators have called for more dramatic decreases in wastewater injection in the state’s oil fields, which have been blamed for a massive increase in earthquakes in the region.
Texas is home to the Houston Ship Channel, one of the world’s busiest maritime waterways. It’s also home to the nation’s largest oil refining and petrochemical complex. What would happen to the area if a big hurricane hit?
Rain has brought water back to some homes in Tulare County, but hundreds of families still rely on emergency tank program.
The world’s freshwater supply is under increasing demand, and an investor featured in “The Big Short” is betting prices will rise dramatically in the coming years.
Regulators are failing to study the effects of mixed pesticides, even though a growing body of science is showing they could present greater health hazards than the individual pesticides that are monitored.
The Wyoming Legislature’s vote occurred against a backdrop of growing concern about the grisly and unintended consequences of trapping, which has injured and killed dozens of species by mistake in recent years.
Luxembourg is pioneering a new frontier: asteroid mining. The tiny European nation recently announced that it will invest in research and development related to space mining and also directly in space mining companies, the Guardian reported.
Trap reform efforts are stirring in Congress, which has not held hearings on the issue in more than 30 years, and more than a half-dozen states.
As Michigan officials continued to downplay the lead risk to Flint’s children, researchers from Virginia Tech got involved. They warned people to stop drinking the tap water.