Peabody created a spinoff company that took on the liability to provide health care for its retired workers. Now the spinoff has declared bankruptcy.
These bills, which hamstring activists who try to document farm-animal abuse, are spreading across the country, but California refuses to play along.
A fertilizer plant exploded in rural Texas on Wednesday evening, killing at least five people and injuring more than 160.
Tar balls and oil mats are still tarnishing Gulf Coast beaches, and BP is still refusing to take full responsibility and pay for full restoration.
A plan to build a pricey coal-gasification plant is getting help from not-so-impartial legislators. Hoosiers could get hosed as a result.
The European Union's carbon-trading system is no longer working effectively, and the E.U. parliament on Tuesday voted against fixing it.
A new building in Hamburg, Germany, has a facade of panels that will grow microalgae, which will be used to produce biofuel and provide heat.
The company knew about a corroding pipe at its refinery in the San Francisco Bay area, but didn't fix it -- and that's why the refinery exploded last August.
During a windy hour this month, wind provided 17.5 percent of California's electricity supply. That followed a surge in wind power installations last year.
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