kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Communities for a Better Environment

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Environmental Group Sues Bay Area Air Quality Agency Over Chevron Modernization Projecy

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.

06/05/2014

An example of the work at a crematorium in Mass. Human ashes cool as crematory operator Joe Bancewicz prepares a retort, or cremation ovens, at Mount Auburn Cemetary February 21, 2002 in Watertown, MA. The cemetary has been performing cremations for 100 years and does about 900 per year. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Massive Proposed Crematorium Would Incinerate 10 Bodies A Day In East Oakland

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.

05/06/2014

The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery Fire

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.

04/12/2013

The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

KCBS In Depth: Lack Of Monitoring Means Impact Of Chevron Refinery Fire Unknown

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.

09/24/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,835 other followers