Russia’s Investigative Committee is dropping criminal charges against all 30 Greenpeace activists arrested in September for a protest against Arctic oil drilling by state-run OAO Gazprom, the group said.
An investigation has found the U.S. environmental agency was right in 2010 to immediately halt the use of water from North Texas residential wells contaminated by methane and is asking for further testing.
The water saved by shifting a power plant from coal to natural gas is 25 to 50 times as great as the amount of water required to extract the natural gas through hydraulic fracturing, according to a University of Texas study released Thursday.
Several business executives and entrepreneurs were among the more than 150 celebrities who signed a letter to President Barack Obama this week urging him to reject the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
A Chesapeake Energy subsidiary has agreed to nearly $10 million in fines and restoration work to settle federal allegations over unauthorized discharges of fill material at more than two dozen natural gas extraction sites in West Virginia.
Bottlenose dolphins in a Louisiana bay fouled by the 2010 BP oil spill are suffering from lung damage and other injuries that are consistent with exposure to petroleum hydrocarbons, according to a federal study released Wednesday.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun seeking ideas from the public as it considers ways to minimize and offset the number of eagles killed by what could become the largest wind farm in the country.
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