The head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that he will resign as soon as a successor is confirmed to lead the country’s nuclear safety agency, a decision that comes after fellow commissioners publicly rebuked Jaczko and accused him of acting like a bully. More »
Since 2007, federal regulators have overseen the growth of the biodiesel industry, which converts discarded animal fats, used cooking oil and other materials into fuel that can power cars, bulldozers and heavy-duty trucks. More »
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has accidentally over-pressurized pipelines on its gas system more than 120 times since the San Bruno explosion – a rate that the company’s top gas official says is unacceptable and that experts fear could increase the risk of a similar disaster. More »
When Dan Fitzsimmons looks across the Susquehanna River and sees the flares of Pennsylvania gas wells, he thinks bitterly of the riches beneath his own land locked up by the heated debate that has kept hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, out of New York. More »
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