The sweltering heat has been off the charts this summer for much of the East Coast, but it's going to get worse, and we're very ill equipped to deal with what's coming.
CHICAGO - There are two major coal-fired power plants here. One of them is Fisk Generating Station located in the Pilsen community and the other is the Crawford Generating Station located in the Little Village neighborhood.
In Kentucky, coal is king. And now, it seems, coal operators are trying to crown their princes in this year's mid-term elections.
In a dramatic turnaround from a year ago, Californians' opposition to offshore oil drilling has soared in the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new poll shows.
The docks near you might be getting a breath of fresh air soon, with a crucial piece of environmental legislation introduced into Congress last week.
The company that owns a ruptured pipeline that has spilled more than 1 million gallons of oil into Southwest Michigan's Kalamazoo River was cited at least 30 times for safety violations.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a new limited energy bill that includes no curbs on carbon emissions - but Republicans, and some Democrats, don't like this bill either.
A new oil spill endangered the Louisiana marshes, July 27, a day after BP announced that Tony Hayward was leaving the company's CEO post, effective Oct. 1.
Steelworkers and environmentalists had a lot riding on the bill, but it came up against an army of oil and coal industry lobbyists and a wall of opposition from Senate Republicans.
Star athletes showed their concern by traveling to the Gulf Coast this past week to visit members of the community and witness the damage caused by BP's oil spill.