Richmond City Leaders, Community Groups Excoriate Chevron Over Oil Spill; Want Discussion Over Refinery's FutureRichmond residents deserve more answers from Chevron and public agencies about an oil spill earlier this month and the community needs to discuss a future without the oil giant's refinery operating there, city officials and local advocates said Tuesday.
UPDATE: Oil Spills From Chevron Richmond Refinery Into San Francisco Bay; All Clear IssuedAn oil spill at the Chevron refinery in Richmond fouled the San Francisco Bay waters and shoreline Tuesday, prompting a health alert for the surrounding area.
Complaints Over Latest Flaring Event At Chevron Richmond RefineryFour members of the public filed complaints with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District over flaring observed at the Chevron Richmond Refinery over the weekend.
Bay Area Air Quality District Investigates Flaring at Chevron Richmond RefineryThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Friday it has launched investigations and increased scrutiny of Chevron's Richmond refinery as a result of several recent flaring incidents.
Chevron Issues Warning Of Ongoing Flaring At Richmond RefineryChevron’s Richmond refinery is experiencing ongoing flaring Wednesday morning, which has forced the oil company to issued a warning to area residents, according to company officials.
Jump On Tomorrow: A's Lease Vote, Richmond Refinery Ruling, Lucy Li, 'Terminator' At Oracle, Victoria's Secret ModelsA's lease deal; Richmond refinery ruling; young golfer Lucy Li; Terminator filming in Redwood Shores; 'Best Movie Fest' and Victoria's Secret models come to Union Square
Proposed Bay Area Oil Refinery Upgrades Worry EnvironmentalistsSeveral oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said Wednesday that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.
State, Federal Regulators Release Report On Chevron Refinery Fire In RichmondThe report concluded that a pipe ruptured due to severe sulfidation corrosion and there was a very low concentration of corrosion-inhibiting silicon in the ruptured pipe.