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.
Federal investigators continue to look into what caused last month’s fire at the Richmond refinery.
California 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.
Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron oil refinery fire in Northern California are focusing on possible corrosion in a decades-old pipe the company inspected late last year.
A concession lease up for approval Thursday that allows for private parties at Coit Tower once a month violates the spirit of a non-binding measure recently approved by voters urging the city to limit commercial activity at the popular landmark, preservationists said.