More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say.
An appeals court decision striking down punitive water pricing that was intended to encourage conservation had water agencies reviewing rates Tuesday and some residents...
The Oklahoma Geological Society says it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes have been triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and...
With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.
Exactly five years ago today, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 Americans and set in motion the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. For 87...
An unattended cooking fire sparked a fire that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam, fire officials said Sunday.
Firefighters are making progress on a fire that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam.
California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering...
A New Jersey environmental group is re-establishing an oyster colony in Barnegat Bay as part of a plan to improve water quality and simultaneously help protect the shoreline...
An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 homes late Saturday, authorities said.