Tesoro

An aerial view of the Tesoro refinery in Pacheco, California. (CBS)

2 Workers Injured By Sulfuric Acid At Tesoro Refinery Near Martinez

Two people working at the Tesoro refinery in Avon were injured on Monday morning less than a month after two workers were injured by sulfuric acid at the same refinery.

03/10/2014

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

oil tanker

Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil Tankers

Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2011

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

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Schwarzenegger Urges Voters To Protect California Climate Law

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday he doesn’t just want to defeat the November ballot measure that would suspend the state’s greenhouse gas emissions law—he wants voters to trounce it to prompt Washington to create a new national energy policy.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

Fire Extinguished Inside Martinez Tesoro Refinery Holding Tank

Crews responded to an emergency at the Tesoro Golden Eagle refinery in Martinez Sunday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–10/10/2010

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Oil Industry Aids Effort To Suspend California Climate Law

With major contributions from the oil industry, supporters of a ballot initiative to suspend California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions law reported a fundraising tally Tuesday of more than $5.2 million in the past three months.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010

Oil Billionaires Seek to Suspend Calif.’s Global Warming Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)_ Oil billionaires David and Charles Koch, prominent backers of the Tea Party movement, have spent one million dollars on the effort to suspend California’s global warming law.

09/04/2010

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