It would halt all forms of "extreme well stimulation," including fracking, and require an independent multi-agency study be conducted exploring the economic, environmental, and health impacts of such drilling operations.
In a dramatic sign of growing opposition to construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, 398 students were arrested March 2 after they chained themselves to the White House fence.
The Chevron-owned fracking well shot flames into the air with a powerful boom, starting a fire that burned intensely for four days afterward before it was extinguished.
About 108,000 gallons of waste from a coal processing facility leaked into a tributary of the Kanawha River on Feb. 11, polluting 6 miles of Fields Creek. The waste includes all manner of toxic chemicals and metals.
The Utility Workers, who represent West Virginia American Water workers, want officials to strictly regulate the water firm and keep a beady eye on its staffing levels.
With $30 million in assets and $3 million in liabilities, Freedom Industries followed a tried and true coal industry tactic of declaring bankruptcy and moving assets to a new company.
This month is a bitter anniversary for Charleston: Three years ago, experts with the U.S. Chemical Safety Board urged the state to create a new program to prevent toxic chemical spills
Since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, industry has worked diligently to weaken the law's enforcement and oversight.
Idle No More has grown to become much more than just a slogan for a movement on environmental and Indigenous rights.
Residents on the southeast side of this city are complaining about smoke, but it's actually dust from an oil refinery, and it's drifting into many nearby neighborhoods.