Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup cost left to taxpayers.
In January 2019, a mine waste dam at the Córrego do Feijão iron mine in Brazil collapsed, killing 270 people, obliterating parts of the community of Brumadinho, and flooding the Paraopeba River ecosystem with 12m cubic metres of mine waste.
Oil-and-gas wells produce nearly a trillion gallons of toxic waste a year. An investigation shows how it could be making workers sick and contaminating communities across America.
Fear of environmental damage and a passion to work for solutions rang in the voice of Rev. David Rogers as he spoke before the United Nations.
An industry watchdog has filed a complaint to U.S. and Canadian securities regulators alleging that Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. misled investors about its controversial Pebble mining project in Alaska.
A mining dam failure similar to the one that killed more than 100 people in Brazil could happen in the U.S., according to a mine engineer who consults with the government.
Patrolling the Permian: Bent on protecting the planet, activists document damaging emissions.
The Trump administration has proposed relaxing Obama-era mandates meant to block rogue methane leaks from oil and gas wells, part of a broader assault on federal regulations designed to combat climate change.
Plastic manufacturers are not responsible for the disposal of their products, so the burden is placed on people in the Philippines.