Report Blames Poor Safety Protocols For Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire That Sent 15,000 To HospitalFederal investigators say a 2012 fire at a Chevron refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area was the result of shortcomings in the company's safety culture and gaps in regulatory guidelines.
Federal Investigators Denied Access By Tesoro Refinery After Chemical Release Burns WorkersFederal 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.
Pipes At Chevron Refinery In Richmond Showed Major CorrosionFederal investigators continue to look into what caused last month's fire at the Richmond refinery.
Feinstein Calls For Investigation Into Gas Price Spike After Richmond FireCalifornia 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.
State Investigator Criticizes Feds On Facebook Over Richmond Refinery FireThe U.S. Chemical Safety Board said that despite some criticism, they are cooperating with state officials on investigating the fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
Federal Team Standing By To Investigate Chevron Refinery FireA federal team is standing by waiting for the all clear to investigate the fire at Richmond's Chevron refinery, but the results may not come for another two years.