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Siemens Government Technologies Inc. won a $11 million task order by the United States Geological Survey to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its facilities: National Center ; Columbia Environmental Research Center ; and the Western Fisheries Research Center .
A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of Gilroy, near Hollister at 2:44 p.m. Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network.
As the Earth shook Marin awake early Sunday morning, hundreds of fist-sized sensors mounted on the Golden Gate and Richmond-San Rafael bridges, as well other county buildings, recorded the movement.
Two Irish scientists have been dispatched to Iceland to analyse the Bardarbunga volcano after an eruption sparked a red alert aviation warning.
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An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens.
Oil producers, drilling companies and geologists frustrated with the slow process of implementing rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling are putting their money behind Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday.
The South Napa earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday has cracked open new fears among state residents that "the big one" is imminent.
The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.
Ending a half-century of geological speculation, scientists have finally seen the process that causes rocks to move atop Racetrack Playa, a desert lake bed in the mountains above Death Valley, California.
Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.
Stockholm: Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and another quake shook a nearby volcano, with overall seismic activity staying high, the country's Meteorological Office said on Wednesday.
Texas seismologist Crag Pearson explained in greater detail Monday how the Railroad Commission would enforce new rules on wastewater injection wells if they pass later this year.
A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being lined up.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 03:41 am
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