by Emily Atkin & Sacha Feinman Posted on February 20, 2015
Exposure to amorphous silica, which Exxon said the dust was composed of, is associated with an increased risk for inflammation, granuloma formation and emphysema.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 19, 2015
Safe to say this has not been a great week for the U.S. oil industry.
by Emily Atkin & Sacha Feinman Posted on February 18, 2015
The workers at the Torrance refinery are represented by United Steelworkers, the same union leading unprecedented oil worker strikes nationwide over refinery safety.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 17, 2015 Updated: February 18, 2015
The 200,000-square-foot facility will serve as a new research and development center for the the company.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 12, 2015
The plan, which still must be approved by the EPA, also says that oil companies must stop injecting waste into lower-quality, but still drinkable aquifers by Feb. 15, 2017.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 12, 2015
They're arguing that people who are going to die should have the right to seek lethal medication from their doctor if the suffering becomes too much.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 11, 2015 Updated: February 12, 2015
"Our view is that the time for talk is past and the time for action is now."
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 11, 2015
California's cars and trucks could soon be using 50 percent less petroleum.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 10, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown set the state's ambitious goal to have half its electricity come from renewable sources by 2030 last month, after noting that utilities were already on track to meet the state's previous goal.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 9, 2015
Come for the balloons, stay for the infectious diseases.