SLU Studies Look at Possible Life on Other PlanetsSLU Chemists get a big grant to study what life may look like on other planets.
Illinois Senators Plan to Vote Against EPA NomineeSenate Republicans plan to use their 'majority power' to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, but several Illinois senators are saying 'no'.
St. Louis Protesters Rally Against Dakota Access PipelineFearing Trump won't take action, demonstrators call on Obama to stop the pipeline.
TransCanada to Replace Some Sections of Keystone PipelineThe 30-inch pipeline first went into operation in June 2010.
Keystone Pipeline Shut Down as Possible Leak InvestigatedThe company says it has found no significant harm to the environment.
Feds: Risk of 2016 Quake Increases, Especially in OklahomaNatural earthquake risk also increased around the New Madrid fault in Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas and Illinois.
Illinois is Fracking Ready, But No One is Doing ItA new survey from Southern Illinois University's Paul Simon Institute suggests it's not welcome anymore.
Sikeston Police Report Fire at Missouri Oil DistributorEmergency crews have been working to extinguish a large fire at an oil distributor facility in southeast Missouri.
Gas Prices Still Look Low for Summer Even After Spring SurgeDrivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax, because they will be paying less this year.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.