Coal-fired power plants across the country could be billion-dollar liabilities for utilities if their greenhouse gas emissions are challenged in court, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University.
Efforts to improve water quality in an Ohio stream polluted by drainage from coal mines may be having unintended consequences, according to new research.
Ohio EPA director Craig Butler talks about the Clean Power Plan, fracking waste and the "difficult environment" for the electric sector.
Two organizations that helped shut down Chicago's last coal plants are taking a closer look at particulate emissions from trucks.
A 38-year-old tugboat is the latest project for a Minnesota program that helps fund upgrades and pollution controls to cut dangerous emissions from diesel engines.
An upcoming Environmental Protection Agency ruling that would further reduce ground-level ozone levels has prompted a backlash from one of the nation’s largest business groups.
Resuming Ohio’s clean energy standards could bring big health benefits, according to an analysis released last week by environmental advocates.
As Illinois officials seek to cut sulfur dioxide levels in two cities, a utility that touts itself as a clean-energy leader is ironically using the process to seek an exemption for installing pollution controls at one of its coal plants.
Proposed new temperature limits on Chicago-area waterways could hasten the demise of two coal-fired power plants.
Low-income residents’ health and pocketbooks are disproportionately affected by burning fossil fuels, and they stand to benefit the most as states cut carbon, according to two new reports.