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Past, Future Effects Of Oil Argued In BP Penalty Trial
Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.
Obama Calls For Additional Regulation, Investment In SOTU
President Barack Obama called on Congress to enact a slew of new requirements for workers while investing in education and infrastructure during his State of the Union address, declaring, "Middle-class economics works."
NASA Spacecraft Almost To Pluto
It''s showtime for Pluto.NASA''s New Horizons spacecraft is nearing the end of its nine-year voyage to Pluto, with just over 100 million miles to go before reaching there this July. In the meantime - starting Sunday - it will begin photographing the mysterious, unexplored, icy world once deemed a pl...
Gauge Of U.S. Economy Increases 0.5% In December
An index designed to predict the future health of the U.S. economy posted a fourth straight solid gain in December.The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators increased 0.5 percent in December after a revised gain of 0.4 percent in November. The index also posted solid gain...
Goodyear Recalls SUV Tires Due To Tread Cracks
Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing.The move has forced General Motors Co. to stop selling about 6,300 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave models until the tires are replaced.The recall covers 18-inch Fortera HL t...
CA Cities Among Top Unemployment Rates; Upper Midwestern Cities Among The Lowest
OH Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.8% In December
Ohio''s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent last month, its lowest since September 2001 and the fourth consecutive monthly decrease.The state''s Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that Ohio had 278,000 unemployed workers in December. That''s down 9,000 compared with November, whi...
Landfill Could Be One Of The Last To Tap Methane For Power
When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage.
Senate Republicans Changing Their Stance On Global Warming? Not Quite.Stories 1 - 10 of 2435
In a move that shocked many Democrats and environmentalists, the Senate overwhelmingly voted 98-1 on Wednesday to approve an amendment stating that climate change is "real and not a hoax." Even one of the most notorious global warming deniers, Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, signed on to the...