Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en No Fracking in New York State, Governor Cuomo Says http://www.industryweek.com/environment/no-fracking-new-york-state-governor-cuomo-says <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The announcement extends a de facto New York ban on the practice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/no-fracking-new-york-state-governor-cuomo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/no-fracking-new-york-state-governor-cuomo-says#comments Environment Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:58:00 +0000 155961 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Canada Says It Will Curb Oil-Sector Emissions Only When US Does http://www.industryweek.com/environment/canada-says-it-will-curb-oil-sector-emissions-only-when-us-does <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Canada will only impose regulations to cut carbon emissions from its oil and gas sector if and when the United States moves to do the same, the prime minister said today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/canada-says-it-will-curb-oil-sector-emissions-only-when-us-does" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/canada-says-it-will-curb-oil-sector-emissions-only-when-us-does#comments Environment The Latest Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:20:00 +0000 155291 at http://www.industryweek.com Supreme Court Rejects BP Challenge to Gulf Settlement http://www.industryweek.com/environment/supreme-court-rejects-bp-challenge-gulf-settlement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear BP's challenge to a settlement requiring it to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to businesses hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/supreme-court-rejects-bp-challenge-gulf-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/supreme-court-rejects-bp-challenge-gulf-settlement#comments Environment The Latest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:50:00 +0000 155201 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Oil burns during a controlled fire May 6, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard oversaw oil burns after the massive oil leak from the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil platform off the coast of Louisiana. (Photo by Justin E. Stumberg/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)</p> US Sets Clean-Energy Trade Mission to China http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-sets-clean-energy-trade-mission-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States announces it will send a cabinet-level energy and trade mission to China next year to drum up clean-energy business following a breakthrough US-China climate accord.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-sets-clean-energy-trade-mission-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-sets-clean-energy-trade-mission-china#comments Environment Global Economy The Latest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:35:00 +0000 155191 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog on November 29 in Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)</p> Why Business is Worried about EPA http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/why-business-worried-about-epa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The American public is disenchanted with a do-nothing Congress and an administration that operates through executive orders. For those who wanted action with regard to a host of regulatory issues facing U.S. businesses, they will get their wish. World War R is about to begin.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/why-business-worried-about-epa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/why-business-worried-about-epa#comments Environment Legislation Regulations Global Economy Gold The Latest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:41:00 +0000 154631 at http://www.industryweek.com Industry Decries EPA's Proposed Stricter Ozone Limits http://www.industryweek.com/environment/industry-decries-epas-proposed-stricter-ozone-limits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The US Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it plans to strengthen regulations for emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant blamed for respiratory ailments affecting millions of Americans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/industry-decries-epas-proposed-stricter-ozone-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/industry-decries-epas-proposed-stricter-ozone-limits#comments Environment The Latest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:39:00 +0000 154501 at http://www.industryweek.com (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) Keystone Pipeline Passes One US Legislative Hurdle http://www.industryweek.com/energy/keystone-pipeline-passes-one-us-legislative-hurdle <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The House approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to bring oil from Canada, but the measure could still find itself blocked in the Senate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/keystone-pipeline-passes-one-us-legislative-hurdle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/keystone-pipeline-passes-one-us-legislative-hurdle#comments Energy Environment Technology The Latest Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:11:00 +0000 153451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>House members walk down the steps outside the US Capitol after voting on the Keystone XL Pipeline earlier today. The Republican-led House voted to approve legislation to authorize construction of the controversial pipeline. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)</p> Shell: 2008 Nigeria Spills Bigger Than Thought http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/shell-2008-nigeria-spills-bigger-thought <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Royal Dutch Shell says that two 2008 oil spills in Nigeria were larger than previously thought, ahead of a compensation case in England's High Court.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/shell-2008-nigeria-spills-bigger-thought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/shell-2008-nigeria-spills-bigger-thought#comments Environment Global Economy The Latest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:25:00 +0000 153301 at http://www.industryweek.com US, China Reach Historic Climate Deal -- but Will it Work? http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-china-reach-historic-climate-deal-will-it-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today's joint announcement... to reduce their nations' carbon emissions is a major step forward in the global effort to solve the climate crisis," Al Gore said. "Much more will be required -- including a global agreement from all nations -- but these actions demonstrate a serious commitment by the top two global polluters."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-china-reach-historic-climate-deal-will-it-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-china-reach-historic-climate-deal-will-it-work#comments Environment The Latest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:15:00 +0000 153101 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Feng Li, Getty Images</em></p> Ford's Dealerships Will Run on Clean Energy http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford dealers will use the electricity to power their buildings, electric vehicle charging stations and lot lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/fords-dealerships-will-run-clean-energy#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Environment Leadership The Latest Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:24:00 +0000 152851 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.&nbsp;</em></p>