GRANTS PASS, Ore.-- Environmental groups and a public health organization want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider the big picture _ from mining in Wyoming to air pollution in China _ before allowing development of three Northwest ports to ship up to 100 million metric tons of coal a year to Asia.» Read More
GRANTS PASS, Ore.-- Environmental groups and a public health organization want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider the big picture _ from mining in Wyoming to air pollution in China _ before allowing development of three Northwest ports to ship up to 100 million metric tons of coal a year to Asia.
SAN ANTONIO, May 1- Investigators hope to determine by next week what caused the explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 14 people and injured about 200, the state Fire Marshal said at a state legislative hearing on Wednesday.
PARIS, April 25- French nuclear group Areva. said on Thursday it had signed an agreement with China to build a nuclear fuel recycling facility there and raised the possibility of building a new reactor type with the Chinese.
April 25- Waste Management Inc:. *Wunderlich Securities raises to buy from hold; target price to $43 from $35. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
April 25- Waste Management Inc:. *Wedbush raises target price to $36 from $34; rating neutral. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Receives order from California Department of Toxic Substances Control. *Says suspending operations at its Vernon secondary lead recycling facility. *Says does not know how long the suspension of operations at the Vernon.
WASHINGTON, April 8- President Barack Obama's picks to lead U.S. energy and environmental policy face scrutiny this week as Senate panels try to tease out details of the administration's agenda, which had been maligned by Republicans and some Democrats during Obama's first four years.
Fears in China are rife that pollution is out of control after 6,000 dead pigs were cleared from a Shanghai river.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb 25- U.S. federal prosecutors have been asked to take legal action over safety and environmental violations discovered on one of two drillships Royal Dutch Shell used last year in Arctic waters off Alaska, officials said on Monday.
BEIJING, Feb 21- China aims to spend $850 billion to improve filthy water supplies over the next decade, but even such huge outlays may do little to reverse damage caused by decades of pollution and overuse in Beijing's push for rapid economic growth.
ANCHORAGE/ OSLO, Feb 12- It may not be this year, but Royal Dutch/Shell and other oil companies will be back to drill in northern Alaska's seas, drawn by political stability and shallow waters.
BEIJING, Jan 22- New plans to reduce air pollution in Beijing fell flat on Tuesday, judging by initial online reaction, as the capital's mayor unveiled measures to ease the chronic problem that has triggered growing public anger.
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.
*EnergySolutions can seek new offers through Feb. 6. Jan 7- Private equity firm Energy Capital Partners will buy EnergySolutions Inc for $338.5 million in cash as the debt-laden nuclear waste management company struggles with weak demand.
Jan 7- Nuclear waste management company EnergySolutions Inc will be bought by a unit of private equity firm Energy Capital Partners II LLC for $338.5 million in cash. The deal has an enterprise value of $1.1 billion, the companies said in a statement.
*EnergySolutions can seek new offers through Feb. 6. Jan 7- EnergySolutions Inc agreed to be taken private by investment firm Energy Capital Partners for $338.5 million, two months after the nuclear waste management company said it would have to sell assets to cut its debt.
HELSINKI, Dec 28- Finnish Posiva on Friday asked for government permit to construct a final repository for used nuclear fuel, planned to be the first site in the world to start burying capsulated nuclear waste.