Communities for a Better Environment

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.
Massive Proposed Crematorium Would Incinerate 10 Bodies A Day In East OaklandA "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.
Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery FireCorrosion 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.
KCBS In Depth: Lack Of Monitoring Means Impact Of Chevron Refinery Fire UnknownIt 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.