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: 500-750 Gallons Released In Chevron Richmond Refinery Spill, No Wildlife Impacts ReportedAbout 12 to 18 barrels (500 to 750 gallons) of a low-sulfur diesel fuel and flush water mix was released in a leak Tuesday at the Chevron refinery long wharf in Richmond, according to lab analysis and technical review announced Wednesday night.
Overturned Oil Tanker Spills Thousands of Gallons Near Central Coast ReservoirA tanker truck overturned Saturday, spilling up to 6,000 gallons of crude oil into the Cuyama River which flows into Twitchell Reservoir near the Central Coast city of Santa Maria.
California Pressures Chevron Over Kern County Oil LeaksCalifornia regulators have ordered Chevron to provide more information about eight recent or ongoing oil leaks near a facility in Kern County.
Cleanup Begins On Lucas Valley Road After Gas Tanker OverturnsA cleanup operation has begun on Lucas Valley Road in Marin County after a gasoline tanker truck overturned on Sunday morning, leaking fuel into a dry creek bed.
Chevron Spills 800,000 Gallons Of Oil, Water In Kern CountyCalifornia authorities are preparing to start cleaning up an oil spill that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a Kern County canyon.
Texas Pipeline Company To Stand Trial For 2015 California Oil SpillPlains All American Pipeline, the Texas company that owns an oil pipeline that spilled 140,000 gallons of crude along the California coast, faces a criminal trial three years after the disaster.
Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons Of Oil In South DakotaTransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday.
25-50 Gallons Of Oil Spilled In Leak Near Phillips 66 RefineryAn estimated 25 to 50 gallons of oil apparently leaked from a pipeline on Monday, causing a spill into San Pablo Bay near the Phillips 66 refinery, a state Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman said Wednesday.
Air District Issues Nuisance Violations For Oil Sheen In San Pablo Bay Last YearThe Sept., 2017 incident prompted a shelter-in-place order, 1,430 odor complaints from the public and 100 hospital visits.
State, Federal Agencies Respond To Sunken Barge Leaking Fuel Into BayDivers Saturday checked to see whether fuel was leaking again from a barge that capsized early Friday morning in San Francisco Bay south of the Bay Bridge.