Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk was on a roll Tuesday afternoon with the successful launch of a SpaceX rocket carrying a communications satellite into space and a 16.5 percent jump in the value of stock in his electric car company Tesla Motors after the German government said no investigation was needed in vehicle fires.
Safeway agreed to pay a $600,000 fine and spend around $4 million to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting substances from refrigeration equipment at 659 stores around the country.
Efforts to significantly reform Proposition 65, the state of California’s law requiring warnings for toxic chemicals in workplaces, will have to wait until next year.
Power plants fueled by biomass likely will rake in an estimated $11.5 billion a year in revenues worldwide by 2020, according to a new study from Boulder's Navigant Research.
A project studying the health impact of natural gas drilling has found that air pollution may be a bigger concern for nearby residents than water contamination, the Associated Press reports.