Hazmat Crews Headed To Richmond Chevron Refinery After Reports Of FlaringHazMat crews were in route to the Richmond Chevron refinery as a precaution Monday after reports of flaring at the facility.
Environmental Group Sues Bay Area Air Quality Agency Over Chevron Modernization ProjecyAn environmental group is suing the agency that oversees air quality in the Bay Area after approving a $1 billion modernization expansion project at its Richmond refinery.
Richmond Residents Concerned Over Chevron Refinery Modernization PlansThree weeks after Chevron released an environmental impact report detailing a $1 billion modernization project at its Richmond refinery, the public spoke out about the impacts the project could have on the community.
Police Arrest 160 At Environmental Protest At Richmond's Chevron RefineryRichmond police have arrested more than 160 protesters for trespassing at a Chevron refinery as part of an environmental protest against the oil industry.
Dispute Could Delay Chevron Richmond Refinery RepairsChevron’s plan to get its Richmond refinery back to full operating capacity following a massive fire could be slowed by a dispute over the type of piping it wants to use to make repairs.
Chevron’s Damaged Crude Oil Unit Undergoes Repairs, But Is It Enough? The damaged crude oil unit that exploded in flames at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August is now undergoing repairs, but the work is being done under close scrutiny.
Richmond Refinery Fire Prompts Changes In Air Monitoring Rules; Higher Fines SoughtAccidental releases from industrial facilities would require more extensive monitoring of emissions in the surrounding community under new rules adopted by air quality officials in response to the Chevron refinery fire this summer.
State Senator Wants Gas Price Probe As Chevron Refinery Closure LingersA state senator called for a legislative hearing regarding California’s oil refineries after Chevron announced that a unit at its Richmond refinery will remain closed until next year.
Feinstein Calls For Investigation Into Gas Price Spike After Richmond FireCalifornia Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling for a federal investigation into gasoline price spikes that followed the fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond earlier this month. The call comes as investigations focus on the type of crude oil used at the site.
Richmond Community Meeting Provides Update On Chevron Refinery Fire InvestigationMembers of several investigative agencies provided an update on the Chevron Refinery fire for residents of the West County community on Monday.
3 Weeks After Fire, Hydrocarbons Still Leaking At Richmond RefinerySmog-producing hydrocarbons are still leaking at unlawful levels at the Chevron oil refinery in the wake of the Aug. 6 fire, but pollution control officials said they expect to stop it by Tuesday.
Bay Area Air Monitors Not Equipped To Measure Pollutants From Refinery FiresThe monitors are not designed to test for many of the pollutants that surface following refinery fires like the recent one at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.