Ninety-four tiny members of the world’s most endangered sea turtle species struggled across the beach to reach the Gulf of Mexico Thursday as park rangers waved away seagulls looking for a quick meal. More »
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) and Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) will cooperate on developing fuel cells to power and designing components for a future sports car as the automakers expand on their joint work to produce next-generation car batteries. More »
Hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, to exploit shale gas reserves can be carried out safely in the U.K. if it’s effectively regulated, according to the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering. More »
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), an investor in 80 underwater cable systems, and an industry group for U.S. energy companies have joined President Barack Obama’s administration in support of a global maritime accord. More »
Top state Republican lawmakers have reached an agreement on a package of tax breaks that Gov. Tom Corbett has sought in hopes of encouraging the construction of a multibillion-dollar petrochemical refinery and an associated chemical manufacturing industry in Pennsylvania, lawmakers and legislative aides said. More »
The Obama administration on Thursday finalized a five-year plan for offshore drilling that focuses on allowing development in already-
explored areas of the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic to the chagrin of oil and gas companies who were hoping for more territory. Federal officials also said there was “significant” industry interest in drilling in the Cook Inlet near Anchorage. More »
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