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Tesoro Refinery

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Federal Investigators Denied Access By Tesoro Refinery After Chemical Release Burns Workers

Federal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.

02/21/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Acid Leak Forces Medical Airlift Of 2 Martinez Refinery Workers

Two workers at the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez were airlifted to the hospital early Wednesday morning after an industrial accident.

02/12/2014

Flames seen billowing from a stack during a prior incident at the Tesoro Refinery. (CBS)

Power Outage Causes Flaring At Tesoro Refinery; Black Smoke Reported

A power outage caused flaring early Friday afternoon at the Tesoro Refinery in Contra Costa County. No shelter in place was ordered, but there are concerns over the black, smoke emissions for those with respiratory problems.

11/15/2013

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Acid Spill At Tesoro Refinery Near Martinez Contained

Officials at Tesoro’s Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez are reporting that about 84 gallons of sulfuric acid leaked Friday from a tank into a concrete basin on the plant’s property.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

Flames seen billowing from a stack during a prior incident at the Tesoro Refinery. (CBS)

Tesoro Restarting Martinez Refinery, Investigating Outage

Tesoro Corp. was in the process of restarting its Martinez refinery Thursday after a power outage sent plumes of black smoke into the air, leading to a shelter-in-place order.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

Flames seen billowing from a stack during a prior incident at the Tesoro Refinery. (CBS)

Martinez Refinery Mishap Spews Black Smoke Into Air

Health officials in Contra Costa County issued a shelter-in-place warning for a couple hours Wednesday for residents in Avon, Clyde and North Concord after Tesoro’s Golden Eagle refinery in nearby Martinez spewed black smoke into the sky.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010