The high court sent their case back to a lower court on a technicality, but noted that Wyoming didn't offer enough evidence that the state oil and gas supervisor was correct to withhold the ingredient lists in response to requests for them. Wyoming was the first state to require disclosure of fracking fluid ingredients to state regulators.» Read More
NEW YORK, March 12- New York's Albany County on Wednesday issued a moratorium on the expansion of crude oil processing in the Port of Albany, pending a public health investigation.
Panasonic has declared it will pay employees it sends to China a premium to compensate for the dangerous levels of pollution. The FT reports.
HONOLULU-- Hawaii lawmakers have proposed that manufacturers of electronics goods must recycle 50 percent of the pounds of products that each company sells in the state. The bill was heard in the House Energy and Environmental Protection Committee on Tuesday. Chris Lee, the committee's chairman.
*No disruption from political tension in Ukraine. LONDON, March 12- Ukraine- focused iron ore miner Ferrexpo announced its second special dividend in as many years after it posted increased annual profit and said it is on track to boost production this year.
HAMILTON, Bermuda-- The U.S., Britain, Monaco and the Azores have joined Bermuda in signing a non-binding declaration to collaborate on conservation of the Sargasso Sea, the ecologically rich waters in the mid-Atlantic.
Singapore has joined a club of countries experiencing extreme weather. A prolonged dry spell in the city-state is also being accompanied by a haze.
Premier Li Keqiang declared China's pollution as "nature's red-light warning against inefficient and blind development" in his address to the annual meeting of parliament on March 5.
March 11- Clean Diesel Technologies Inc, a maker of emission control systems for vehicles, said it had started production of catalysts for Honda Motor Co's 2015 Acura TLX model, sending its shares up as much as 160 percent in early trading.
The Senate pulled an all-nighter on climate change, but there wasn't much of a debate. Here's why.
ULAN BATOR, March 11- Asia-Pacific nations are failing to halt the loss of natural forests and grasslands, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Tuesday, robbing people of their livelihoods and worsening environmental problems like desertification and climate change.
INDIANAPOLIS, March 10- Dan Kittle has spent more than a decade waiting for this day.
*China likely to exceed 2015 hydropower targets by 5-10 GW. China, already the biggest hydropower producer, is on course to exceed a target to raise its hydro capacity by 70 gigawatts over 2011-2015, but a slowdown in project approvals means it is behind on its longer-term goals.
ULAN BATOR, March 10- The world must increase its food production by 60 percent by mid-century or risk serious food shortages that could bring social unrest and civil wars, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Monday.
NEW YORK, March 7- Ecuadorean villagers who are trying to get billions of dollars from Chevron Corp for pollution in the Amazon jungle are ready to refocus their fight on pending suits in other countries after a setback in the United States.
*Commission has begun legal proceedings against Germany. BRUSSELS, March 7- EU scientists have found that the new car coolant at the centre of a dispute that has pitched regulators against Germany and its luxury carmaker Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks, the European Commission said on Friday.
WASHINGTON, March 7- The price for power plants to emit 1 ton of carbon dioxide in nine northeastern U.S. states cleared at a record $4 per short ton at the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's 23rd permit auction, the market's administrator said Friday.
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, explains why he thinks the Chinese property sector will cool down in the near future.
*First speech ever by an EPA head at CERAWeek. McCarthy's speech in Houston to IHS CERAWeek, the largest meeting of energy executives in the world, was the first by an EPA administrator since the conference began 33 years ago.
HOUSTON, March 6- Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without "shutting down business in its tracks," U.S. "We don't have to choose between a healthy environment and a healthy economy," McCarthy, who has run the EPA for nearly a year, said about new rules she said would be proposed by June.
"We don't have to choose between a healthy environment and a healthy economy," said McCarthy, who has run the EPA for nearly a year, speaking about new rules she said would be proposed by June.