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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

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Pipes At Chevron Refinery In Richmond Showed Major Corrosion

Federal investigators continue to look into what caused last month’s fire at the Richmond refinery.

09/12/2012

The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Feinstein Calls For Investigation Into Gas Price Spike After Richmond Fire

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.

08/28/2012

Inspectors with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board on the scene of the August 6, 2012 fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond. (CBS)

State Investigator Criticizes Feds On Facebook Over Richmond Refinery Fire

The 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.

08/21/2012

Federal Team Standing By To Investigate Chevron Refinery Fire

A 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.

08/09/2012

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