Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA ‘screwed us’ with biofuel waivers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iowa’s Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency has “screwed” the U.S. ethanol

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Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of

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Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire: official

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier

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China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media

FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a

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U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at

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Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on

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Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring

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Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the

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Brazil president says he wants the Amazon to be exploited ‘in a reasonable way’

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during inauguration ceremony of the new Education Minister Abraham Weintraub at the Planalto

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Canadian provinces vow to resist Trudeau’s landmark carbon tax

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Monday imposed a landmark carbon tax on four provinces which had defied Ottawa’s push to

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