Top refining and petrochemical officials heard reassuring words on Monday from Bob Lutz, retired former vice chairman of General Motors Corp., who said fossil fuels will be around a long time, despite the current push for clean energy. More »
Power has been restored to two fuel storage pools at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, which was severely damaged in the 2011 tsunami. But concerns linger about the fragility of the facility, which still runs on makeshift equipment. More »
Artists Against Fracking said neither the group nor supporters Yoko Ono or Sean Lennon have been told to register as lobbyists in their campaign against gas drilling in New York, but will if necessary to continue their work. More »
A California billionaire who supports environmental causes vowed to target Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch in the state’s U.S. Senate race unless Lynch promises to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline project. More »
A representative for the United Steelworkers said the union went on strike because Firestone Polymers wanted to triple the deductible for health insurance and refused to extend the current benefits by a year. More »
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