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By some measures, chemical plants like the one where a fatal explosion happened Thursday in Louisiana are among the safest manufacturing workplaces in America. But in the "chemical corridor" that lines the Mississippi River from New Orleans north to...
The chief executive of oil giant Chevron Corp. says that oil and gas producers must regulate themselves more tightly over hydraulic fracturing to address "legitimate concerns" that the practice is unsafe and harmful to the environment. At an event for...
The latest word on climate change is not good — world emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent last year to set a new record, according to the International Energy Agency. At this pace, the agency reports, global temperatures...
Tags: Metal and Mineral, Mining, China, U.S. Senate, Ecosystems
This post has been updated and corrected, as indicated below.Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster. The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
Owners of some South Florida waterfront restaurants had comforting words for their jittery customers on Friday: Our decks are safe, they said. Moreover, the owners added, the deck collapse at a popular North Bay Village eatery during Thursday night'...
With ocean views selling at a pricey premium throughout Southern California, it can be dumbfounding to encounter a prominent downtown Santa Monica hotel that deliberately averts its gaze from the water. The boxy former Holiday Inn near the Third...
MEXICO CITY — The project is of mind-boggling proportions: It would cost $40 billion, take a decade to complete and be more than twice the length of the mighty Panama Canal. Yet on Thursday, the Nicaraguan legislature controlled by President...
Tags: Global Expansion, Panama, Nicaragua, World Bank Group, Politics
Six Pennsylvania families who sued Chevron and other companies over hydraulic fracturing-related claims have turned to a Missouri lawyer who has used nuisance allegations to win cases against commercial animal feed operations. The Fayette County...
The Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, generally called R-CALF, and South Dakota Stockgrowers Association have scheduled six meetings across the state, including one Wednesday in Mobridge. Topics of discussion may include predatory control, oil and...
The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is on the road, and they're inviting producers to join them for any of six dinners to be held across South Dakota next week. Meetings are scheduled to be held in Highmore, Mobridge, Isabel, Reva, Newell and New...
Tags: Land Resources
Letters to the editor from Palos Heights, Orland Park, Tinley Park and Palos Park residents. Gas-price mystery Here we go again. We, the Chicago-area lemmings, who rely upon gasoline for our daily lives, again face insane prices. Reports suggest...
Leroy “Bob” Heinis, 99, Spearfish, SD The Lord fulfilled his promise to Leroy “Bob” Heinis on Saturday, June 8, 2013. He was born February 6, 1914 to Lawrence and Susan (Noethem) Heinis in Remsen, IA. At the age of two weeks,...
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