ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- The federal government's only underground nuclear waste dump remained shuttered Monday and state environment officials said they have set deadlines for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to deal with radioactive waste left above ground at the repository.» Read More
BRUSSELS, Oct 15- Air pollution is dangerously high across many parts of Europe, resulting in premature deaths, ill health and huge economic losses linked to reduced crop yields, Europe's environmental watchdog said on Tuesday.
*Lagos 21 million people produce 10,000 tonnes of waste daily. LAGOS, Oct 11- One thing Nigeria's megacity of Lagos, one of the world's largest, generates in abundance is trash.
TOKYO, Oct 10- Radiation levels in seawater just outside one of the damaged Fukushima reactors spiked this week to the highest level in two years, the operator of the crippled Japanese nuclear plant said on Thursday.
TOKYO, Oct 9- Japan's ruling party will make proposals this month on how to handle the embattled operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, including the possible break-up of the giant utility, a senior party policymaker said on Wednesday.
TOKYO, Oct 7- Its stock price has nearly trebled this year, its near-term debt trades at par, banks have extended credit, and an enterprise value of $83 billion- a rough guide to how much it could cost to buy- makes it Asia's biggest listed electricity utility.
BP won a legal reprieve in its effort to force the administrator of a settlement related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct 2- BP's manager in charge of controlling the Macondo blowout in 2010 was never trained to permanently plug a ruptured oil well and said in court on Wednesday the British company was not fully prepared for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
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.
Debating whether the passage of the House bill to eliminate the regulatory burden on the cement industry is "anti-environment", with Rep. Robert Andrews, (D-NJ), and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ).
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.