| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kor Ecologic Inc. founder Jim Kor has been described as a shaggy introvert and hermit.
Yet this engineer is out to change the world with the Urbee, a unique hybrid vehicle that dares to be plastic, can zip across the country on 10 gallons of fuel and...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:41 PM
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - To catch a glimpse of Harley-Davidson Inc history, visit its Milwaukee headquarters, housed in the 111-year-old company's first real factory. Or tour its York, Pennsylvania, plant, which has cranked out motorcycles...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 6:53 AM
It's mostly weeds that grow in the old industrial lots in East Baltimore, but developers have a plan to turn a collection of tumbling-down buildings at a former water pumping station into a place to produce something a bit more nutritious.
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The closing of the steel mill at Sparrows Point overwhelmed Bob Jennings. Too young to retire at 59, he faced a gloomy job market for local manufacturing workers and a bureaucracy that couldn't get him timely training help. He felt like a failure.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday that the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant leaves significant unanswered questions about the future energy supply for Southern California, particularly for San Diego and...
| Jun 20, 2013
Poseidon Resources' desalination plant application is one step closer to being approved after a state agency deemed it complete, officials said.
The Stamford, Conn.-based company's application was completed June 6. Poseidon is looking at an October or...
| Jun 14, 2013
Long Beach's Pine Avenue has had its ups and downs over the last few decades. After a determined rebirth in the 1990s, a tide of prosperity rolled into the time-worn neighborhood with a bustling night life scene. That tide receded with newer...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A NASA-funded treatment plant in Pasadena has removed hundreds of pounds of toxic residue left over from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's early rocket-building days.
The $8.5 million Monk Hill water treatment facility has removed 674 pounds of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power plans to build the world's largest groundwater treatment center over one of the largest Superfund pollution sites in the United States: the San Fernando Basin.
Two plants costing a combined $600 million to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For a man whose voice launched thousands of would-be rock singers, former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant remains ingratiatingly humble.
"I'm not exactly a musical talent," said Plant, 64, recently from his home in England. "I'm a singer, and I...