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Virgin Orbit in launch deal with UK’s Royal Air Force

Virgin Orbit in launch deal with UK’s Royal Air Force

Virgin Orbit says it has been selected by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force to provide launches of small satellites on short notice.The Long Beach, California, company announced Friday that the first launch for the ...

New Hampshire sets tough drinking water standards for PFAS

New Hampshire sets tough drinking water standards for PFAS

A New Hampshire legislative committee has voted to approve some of the nation's toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination and sparked health concerns.The committee on Thursday ...

Sustainable fund? Index fund? More investors choose both

Sustainable fund? Index fund? More investors choose both

Two of the hottest trends in investing are working in tandem to steer billions of dollars toward companies seen as the best corporate citizens.The first trend, sustainable investing, is nothing new. Funds focused on companies ...

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste ...

Hawaii expands power to block telescope protesters

Hawaii expands power to block telescope protesters

Thousands of protesters have joined a swelling effort to stop construction of a telescope they have long tried to keep off a mountain considered sacred to some Native Hawaiians, but state officials doubled down Wednesday ...