Feb 12, 2014 Groups say pieces of plastic -- called microbeads -- end up in our waterways
Feb 6, 2014 New shale oil fields in the middle of the country, far from pipelines, depend on rail to get to coastal refineries
Jan 30, 2014 Big oil companies have to go farther and use expensive, new technology to tap oil deposits
Jan 28, 2014 Europe has been in the forefront of limiting carbon emissions. Do new European Union rules represent backsliding?
Dec 17, 2013 Strip mines in the Powder Ridge Basin of Wyoming and Montana are isolated and out of sight. Their efforts to expand exports of coal to Asia are making them more visible.
Nov 28, 2013 Sriracha hot sauce’s unique burn has been drifting out of its factory and into the surrounding neighborhood of Irwindale, CA.
Nov 19, 2013 A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Nov 11, 2013 At MIT, a scientist is studying sea snails, and say they hold the key to "biologically inspired processing."
Oct 30, 2013 We buy (and throw away) our mobile phones at an alarming rate.
Oct 29, 2013 To help fight wildfires, officials often dump orange fire retardant from planes. But some Forest Service employees argue the substance doesn't work as promised.