| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I read with great interest the editorial, "Fracking still worrisome" (Oct. 8). I live in Western Maryland and am very concerned. I don't understand why we're having this debate.
Fracking for natural gas in Western Maryland will not help America become...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:14 PM
In the days after a train carrying highly flammable oil to Yorktown plunged off its tracks in downtown Lynchburg, dumping 15 cars into the James River and sparking a fire so intense that emergency crews had to simply let it burn itself out, federal...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law bills requiring most health plans to cover a variety of contraceptive methods, banning forced or coerced sterilizations of inmates in California prisons and giving felons behind bars easier access to DNA...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Three people were treated at South Lake Hospital emergency room on Wednesday morning, following a multiple-car crash.
All of the injuries were non-life threatening, the Clermont Police Department reports.
It happened at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, when...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:05 AM
William "Billy" Mitchell is the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Business Person of the Year. He is the owner of Environmental Services, Inc (ESI). Mitchell was honored during a ceremony at the Chamber's 46th Annual Dinner Meeting on Sept. 25....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Shortly after Bill Shaw Jr. stepped into a West Virginia gas station, his life was suddenly and irreversibly altered.
The union ironworker was working as a welder on an interstate highway bridge project in December 2004 and had stopped to have his...
| Sep 18, 2014
Firemen send water onto flames at Marathon Cartage Co., in Santa Fe Springs....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:05 PM
A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The new Waters of the U.S. rule is designed to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects a variety of important waters, including seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near rivers and streams. Getting it implemented will depend on...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Halliburton has agreed to a $1.1-billion settlement stemming from its involvement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that spewed more than 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and killed 11 people, attorneys for the company and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away.