Lawyer who battled Chevron may get chance to defend himself
November 16th, 2018 7:21 PM
A legal referee says a New York attorney who won a landmark oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador only to have his law license suspended at home should not be disbarred without a chance to defend himself
Feds say utility projects need more design review
November 15th, 2018 7:04 PM
Federal investigators reviewing the September natural gas explosions in Massachusetts want state officials to require a professional engineer approve public utility projects before work starts.
Dozens plead with Trump administration to keep air rules
November 14th, 2018 7:11 PM
People who live near oil and gas wells are pleading with the Environmental Protection Agency not to roll back Obama-era rules for methane pollution, while industry representatives say the proposed changes should go further
Senate OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast water compromise
November 14th, 2018 6:53 PM
The U.S. Senate has approved a new policy on ships that dump ballast water in coastal ports and the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive species that damage the environment and the economy.
Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push
November 14th, 2018 3:04 PM
German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards