Communities for a Better Environment
An 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.
A “mega” crematorium that would cremate 3600 or more bodies a year planned for a low-income neighborhood could lead to increased pollution, according to community leaders rallying against the Neptune Society’s planned facility at City Hall Tuesday night.
Corrosion that damaged a steel pipe led to a disastrous fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August, oil company officials confirmed in a report released Friday.
It could be a year, if not longer, before investigators from multiple agencies issue their findings on the Aug. 6 fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond.