Nuclear experts have found that a Japanese nuclear power plant that was closer than Fukushima to the epicenter of last year’s devastating earthquake was largely undamaged because it was designed with enough safety margins. More »
Environmentalists who oppose Arctic drilling today made a last-ditch appeal to the Obama administration and pleaded for officials to deny essential permits Shell needs to begin working on wells this summer. More »
A massive Chevron oil refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is pushing West Coast gas prices higher was just the latest pollution incident at the facility that records show has increasingly violated air quality rules over the past five years. More »
Lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico have helped the Coast Guard prepare for possible oil spills in the Arctic Ocean, the commandant of the agency said Wednesday. More »
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