- Last Boeing C-17 leaves Southern California assembly plant Updated: Nov-29-15 10:22 pm
LONG BEACH, California - The last C-17 Globemaster III built at a Southern California Boeing plant soared into history on Sunday with a flyover that marked the end of an era for the region's once-thriving aerospace industry.
- Judge: Regulators should air Brown e-mails on nuclear plant Updated: Nov-29-15 5:32 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco judge urged state regulators to release e-mails about a multibillion-dollar deal with two utilities that shut down the San Onofre nuclear plant in San Diego County.
- Possible pathways emerging for Montana to meet carbon cuts Updated: Nov-29-15 3:22 pm
HELENA, Montana - Industry officials and state regulators have started to look at how to reach the carbon-cutting goals set for Montana, which faces the nation's most stringent cuts under President Barack Obama's climate change plan.
- Bucksport paper mill could come down in December Updated: Nov-29-15 8:34 am
BUCKSPORT, Maine - The town of Bucksport has issued a demolition permit for the shuttered Verso Paper Corp. mill and it could come down in December.
- Nuclear crossroad: California reactors face uncertain future Updated: Nov-28-15 6:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - Six years ago, the company that owns California's last operating nuclear power plant announced it would seek an extended lifespan for its aging reactors. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. envisioned Diablo Canyon as a linchpin in the state's green energy future, with its low-carbon electricity illuminating homes to nearly midcentury.
- Company to convert landfill's methane gas into electricity Updated: Nov-28-15 10:20 am
BRISTOL, Virginia - A Virginia firm expects to begin converting methane gas from the city's landfill into electricity by year's end.
- Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, Updated: Nov-27-15 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country.
- Menard proposes 100-job facility in Lawrence Updated: Nov-27-15 12:54 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The home improvement retailer Menard Inc. is proposing a $25 million distribution center and manufacturing facility in Lawrence.
- Online printing company expanding in northern Kentucky Updated: Nov-27-15 4:15 am
HEBRON, Kentucky - An online printing company is planning to expand in northern Kentucky and hire 15 new workers.
- Officials see good coal news in sale of Colorado mine Updated: Nov-26-15 1:15 pm
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colorado - The pending sale of the Twentymile Coal Co. mine outside Steamboat Springs is a piece of rare good coal news for Routt County officials.
- Coal railroad plans on hold due to mine permitting delays Updated: Nov-25-15 7:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - Plans to build a $400 million railroad to haul coal from a proposed mine on the Montana-Wyoming border were put on indefinite hold Wednesday because of delays in obtaining a mining permit and a weakening coal market, officials said.
- New federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized Updated: Nov-25-15 4:36 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on a new inspection process for catfish and other ray-finned fish species that's scheduled to start in March.
- Straub to buy Revel power plant, end litigation Updated: Nov-24-15 6:28 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Developer Glenn Straub, utilities and a bank reached a deal Tuesday that removes a major obstacle to the reopening of Atlantic City's former Revel casino.
- Alcoa to keep smelting plant open after NY offers incentives Updated: Nov-24-15 4:14 pm
ALBANY, New York - Alcoa has backed off a plan to eliminate hundreds of jobs at its smelting operations in northern New York after the state agreed to a series of incentives, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a crowd of cheering workers Tuesday.
- Coffeyville weathers Amazon job losses better than expected Updated: Nov-24-15 2:20 pm
COFFEYVILLE, Kansas - Football fans still pack Veterans Memorial Stadium here on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons in the fall. The Verdigris River still flows sluggishly by.
- Plastic products maker investing $115M in Knox Co. facility Updated: Nov-24-15 4:01 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A leader in blow-molded plastic products will locate its new manufacturing and distribution operations in Knox County, a move expected to create 500 jobs.
- Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out Updated: Nov-24-15 1:54 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate - so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say.
- Burlington facility to produce bulldozers for 3rd time Updated: Nov-23-15 12:08 pm
BURLINGTON, Iowa - Burlington's Case New Holland plant is once again manufacturing bulldozers after production shifted from a Georgia plant.
- EU launches state aid probe into Hungarian nuclear reactors Updated: Nov-23-15 11:45 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union said Monday it has opened a probe to establish whether Hungary's financing of two new nuclear reactors constitutes illegal state aid.
- Pennsylvania company will build plant in northeast Iowa Updated: Nov-23-15 10:10 am
OELWEIN, Iowa - A Pennsylvania company will be bringing 350 new jobs to a northeast Iowa community.
- Glacial Lakes Energy planning upgrades in Mina, Watertown Updated: Nov-22-15 2:42 pm
MINA, South Dakota - Glacial Lakes Energy is planning to spend $23 million on improvements to its ethanol production facilities in Mina and Watertown.
- UMaine debuting ocean simulator to test sea-bound technology Updated: Nov-22-15 11:12 am
ORONO, Maine - Builders of everything from cruise ships and ports to oil rigs offshore wind turbines are tasked with the same question - will their work will be strong enough to stand up to the sea?
- Danish company to expand with new plant in Marshall County Updated: Nov-21-15 2:24 pm
BYHALIA, Mississippi - The Rockfon unit of Danish firm Rockwool International AS will build a $42 million factory in Marshall County to make acoustic ceiling tiles.
- Tenn. raises concerns about proposed nuclear landfill Updated: Nov-21-15 1:46 pm
OAK RIDGE, Tennessee - Tennessee officials are raising concerns about the U.S. Department of Energy's plans for a new nuclear landfill at Oak Ridge.
- Omaha soybean processor to expand its Iowa biodiesel plant Updated: Nov-21-15 1:42 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An Omaha, Nebraska, soybean processor is moving ahead with a $38 million expansion of its biodiesel plant south of Sioux City that will nearly double production of the soy-based fuel.