The Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter to New Jersey- based Honeywell International and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of a Paris- based global conglomerate, demanding that they enter into binding consent orders to finance a state Superfund cleanup launched four weeks ago in Hoosick Falls, a small village on the Vermont border.» Read More
Amendments to China's 15- year old Air Pollution Law are expected to be approved this week by the National People's Congress, the country's parliament, and will make local governments directly responsible for failing to meet air quality targets. China's ruling Communist Party has acknowledged the damage that decades of untrammeled economic growth have...
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said both the nurses and the doctors knew the patient's travel history, but released him, the New York Times reports.
Satomi Inokoshi worries that her hometown is being spoiled by newcomers that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
BP won a legal reprieve in its effort to force the administrator of a settlement related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
NBC News' Joe Fryer reports Colorado is keeping an eye on 10 oil spills, where 2 are considered significant.
Fears in China are rife that pollution is out of control after 6,000 dead pigs were cleared from a Shanghai river.
Chinese media on Monday called on the government to improve air quality, days after the Beijing's pollution index went off the charts. CNBC's China correspondent Eunice Yoon reports from the Chinese capital.
While growing computing demand will mean more energy consumption, wider use of cloud computing technology will prove to be a net benefit to the environment over the longer term, say industry watchers.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.