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The White House has ordered the EPA to write new regulations that will spur the creation of state cap-and-trade programs and cut carbon emissions from coal-fired plants by as much as 20 percent....

When entities transfer real estate, they have to concern themselves with more than the financial issues surrounding the transaction. It is also important to take steps to mitigate any lingering environmental issues that might still exist on the property....

While hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" wells have contributed heavily to overall domestic oil production, the amount each region produces can vary widely. New technology may be necessary for further production....

The oil industry has been growing rapidly in the U.S. for years, thanks to major deposits that have recently become available with the help of new drilling technology. But while much has been made of advancements in onshore hydraulic fracturing, equal efforts have been put...

The Environmental Protection Agency failed to consistently disclose health risks, including possible cancer risks, to research study participants who were exposed to dangerous pollutants, an agency watchdog report has found. An E.P.A. inspector general’s report released Wednesday said that when the agency exposed 81 people...