PG&E Corp., the California utility that went bankrupt after its equipment sparked deadly wildfires, has been charged with multiple crimes, including involuntary manslaughter, in connection with a 2020 blaze that killed four people.
Chevron USA Inc., Pacific Gas and Electric Co., and other major companies engaging in hazardous waste treatment were hit with a lawsuit in federal court in California Friday by the state’s Department of Toxic Substances Control, which alleges it is owed fees for the cleanup of a landfill in Contra Costa County.
Senate Democrats are developing a carbon-tax proposal that could potentially be used to offset some of the costs of a sweeping social-spending bill as well as direct cash payments to households, according to a key lawmaker.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board outlined fatal industrial workplace failures including improper mixing of chemicals and hot work safety failures in a pair of final investigative reports made public on Friday.
Energy Transfer LPconfirmed it released gas from a pipeline where satellite data showed a methane leak, highlighting the uphill battle to curb emissions of one of the most potent global warming culprits.
A three-judge appeals court panel in Washington on Friday appeared skeptical of arguments that federal energy regulators ignored environmental impacts when they approved a proposed natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania.