Residents told to shelter in place after Texas petrochemical plant fire

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Residents of a Houston-area community were told to remain indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday, after a petrochemical plant fire that burned... Read more »

Petrochemical blaze near Houston extinguished, company says

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days, the company... Read more »

Texas petrochemical storage fire rages, may burn for two days

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site continued to rage late on Monday and is expected to burn for up to two more days, officials... Read more »

SEC sues Volkswagen, Winterkorn, citing ‘Dieselgate’ fraud on investors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen AG and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel emissions scandal, accusing the company... Read more »

Exclusive: Fiat Chrysler to recall 862,520 U.S. vehicles that do not meet emissions standards

A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sign is seen at its U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S. May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV... Read more »

Former NY Mayor Bloomberg to forgo 2020 White House bid, will focus on climate change

(Reuters) – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will not seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. president in 2020 but will instead launch an effort aimed at combating... Read more »

Senate to vote on Green New Deal: Republican leader

U.S. ‪Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) leads a news conference after the weekly Republican Party caucus luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan... Read more »

New Delhi is world’s most polluted capital, Beijing eighth

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – New Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital city in 2018, two groups monitoring air pollution said on Tuesday in a study of the amount... Read more »

Coal ash contaminates groundwater near most U.S. coal plants: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 90 percent of U.S. coal-fired power plants that are required to monitor groundwater near their coal ash dumps show unsafe levels of toxic metals,... Read more »

Coal ash contaminates groundwater near most U.S. coal plants: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 90 percent of U.S. coal-fired power plants that are required to monitor groundwater near their coal ash dumps show unsafe levels of toxic metals,... Read more »