Building trades workers were hoping for desperately needed union-wage jobs when Nippon Corporation announced plans to build a $71 million biomass cogeneration plant.
As attorneys who represent neighbors of proposed nuclear power plants in NRC licensing cases, we have watched the response to Fukushima with concern.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. announced they would introduce the End Polluter Welfare Act to Congress.
Now, concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale have skyrocketed, in light of a recent scientific study.
A different type of collective action took place - a coordinated effort by Greenpeace activists to stop oil giant Shell from drilling in the arctic.
An underwater robot has been modeled after a jellyfish, and will be used in rescue efforts and surveillance.
"This is a dog-and-pony show," said a dissatisfied resident, among hundreds at a public hearing to investigate the city's 4.0 earthquake on New Year's Eve.
The regulation is intended to reduce, in 27 states, pollution that plays a large factor in unhealthy air downwind.
An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Youngstown, Ohio.
In a historic development, the Obama administration has set national health standards for mercury and other toxic air pollution, a measure that will save lives and create jobs in pollution control technology.