February 4, 2015 -
Environmentalists are calling for solidarity with U.S. oil refinery workers as they stage the biggest industry work stoppage in 30 years over issues including unsafe staffing, onerous overtime and dangerous conditions.
January 30, 2015 -
Accidents involving "high consequence area pipelines," where people or buildings are more likely to be impacted, have increased in recent years, with the latest pipeline explosion occurring this week in West Virginia.
June 9, 2014 -
Scientists say water samples from a Texas man's well show identical chemical signatures from nearby gas drilling operations -- the first time a conclusive link has been found between fracking and aquifer contamination.
June 6, 2014 -
"Our families cannot continue to struggle on Walmart's poverty pay and constantly changing schedules while Walmart and the Walton family make billions from our work," says one striking mother who works for the Arkansas-based retail giant.
May 21, 2014 -
A new study finds that people of color, the elderly and children are dying in disproportionate numbers due to poor social policies -- and that by far the most deadly region for pedestrians is the South.