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.
The amount of radioactive oil field waste disposed in North Dakota landfills will likely increase under a rule change being considered by state officials.
People with respiratory problems who live and play along Minnesota's North Shore may find breathing a little easier in the future.
Environmentalists and bioeconomy advocates reached an agreement last week to modify a Minnesota bill that critics worried would encourage more corn production.
Critics are raising conflict of interest questions about a report warning about reliability risks from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.
A case currently before the Supreme Court could decide whether coal-fired power plants can escape federal rules for mercury and other hazardous air emissions.
The battle over petcoke in Chicago continued Tuesday with the City Council’s zoning committee passing an ordinance that would set limits by the end of March on moving the substance through the city.
On Wednesday, Chicago’s public health commissioner sent KCBX a scathing letter, denouncing the company for releasing plans “via press release” for a proposed petcoke enclosure.