Health, environmental and community activists have sued the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to finish long-awaited regulations restricting how power companies can dispose of the toxic chemical-containing leftovers from burning coal ash. More »
Marathon Petroleum Company plans to add new air state-of-the-art pollution controls to several of its refineries, allowing it to simultaneously pioneer new combustion control equipment and resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. More »
Former BP contractor Kenneth Abbott has asked a federal judge in Houston to issue a judgment upholding his claims that BP made false certifications in permit applications for its Atlantis platform in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
Workers at the Port of Houston Authority’s Jacinto Port terminal were told to shelter in place after a bulldozer at a nearby construction site hit a gas line about 9:15 a.m. Thursday, a port spokeswoman said. More »
A Texas company said Wednesday it is planning to revive production in a 45-year-old southeastern Montana oil field by pumping carbon dioxide deep underground to free up an estimated 30 million barrels of trapped crude. More »
BP Plc (BP/)’s push into Namibian oil makes it the only major producer expanding in the West African nation, where commercial crude deposits have never been found and the sole gas field has sat idle since its discovery in 1974. More »
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