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Refinery at Sunrise

Proposed Bay Area Oil Refinery Upgrades Worry Environmentalists

Several oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said Wednesday that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.

12/04/2013

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Tax Settlement With Chevron

Contra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.

09/17/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

5,000 More People Sue Chevron Over Richmond Refinery Fire

A new lawsuit was filed against Chevron on behalf of more than 5,000 people Monday seeking compensation for damage caused by the catastrophic fire at the company’s refinery in Richmond a year ago.

08/13/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

1 Year After Fire, Officials Monitor Chevron Refinery Emissions

One year after a massive fire broke out at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, Bay Area air officials are continuing their efforts to better monitor refinery emissions.

08/06/2013

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Chevron Agrees To Pay $2M For Richmond Refinery Fire

Chevron Corp. on Monday agreed to pay $2 million in fines and restitution and pleaded no contest to six charges in last year’s fire that sent thousands of residents to hospitals.

08/05/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

City Of Richmond Sues Chevron Over 2012 Refinery Fire

The city of Richmond sued Chevron Corp. in Contra Costa County Superior Court Friday for alleged negligence in last year’s massive refinery fire, accusing the oil company of “willful and conscious disregard of public safety.”

08/02/2013

The Chevron Oil Refinery In Richmond. (AP Photo)

Chevron To Pay $190K For 19 Air Quality Violations Prior To August 2012 Fire

Chevron has agreed to pay the Bay Area Air Quality Management District $190,000 to settle air quality violations at its Richmond refinery prior to the fire there last August.

07/31/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Richmond Hires Law Firm, Plans Suit Over Chevron Refinery Fire

Richmond city leaders have hired a law firm and plan to sue Chevron for damages resulting from the massive fire at the oil company’s refinery last August, city officials announced Thursday.

07/25/2013

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bay Area Stocks Among Those Battered On Wall Street

Several Bay Area stocks were among those losing ground Thursday. Apple Inc. was down more than $6 on the day, while Google stock was off more than $10 and Chevron slid some 2.5 percent.

06/20/2013

Visa credit cards

Credit Card Skimmers Found On Walnut Creek Gas Station Pumps

The Walnut Creek Police Department has recommended drivers who filled up at two gas stations earlier this week keep close tabs on their financial accounts, after skimming devices were found attached to credit card readers at the pumps.

05/17/2013

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