UPDATE: Flaring at Richmond Chevron Refinery Sends Massive Plume of Black Smoke Into SkyFlaring at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Tuesday afternoon sent a large plume of black smoke into the sky that could be seen across the Bay Area.
Chevron Upgrading Safety After EPA Richmond Refinery Fire Settlement Chevron will spend more than $150 million on safety upgrades throughout its domestic production network as part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA officials announced Tuesday.
Environmental Group Sues Bay Area Air Quality Agency Over Chevron Modernization ProjecyAn environmental group is suing the agency that oversees air quality in the Bay Area after approving a $1 billion modernization expansion project at its Richmond refinery.
Richmond Residents Concerned Over Chevron Refinery Modernization PlansThree weeks after Chevron released an environmental impact report detailing a $1 billion modernization project at its Richmond refinery, the public spoke out about the impacts the project could have on the community.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Tax Settlement With ChevronContra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.
5,000 More People Sue Chevron Over Richmond Refinery FireA new lawsuit was filed against Chevron on behalf of more than 5,000 people Monday seeking compensation for damage caused by the catastrophic fire at the company's refinery in Richmond a year ago.
1 Year After Fire, Officials Monitor Chevron Refinery EmissionsOne year after a massive fire broke out at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, Bay Area air officials are continuing their efforts to better monitor refinery emissions.
Chevron Agrees To Pay $2M For Richmond Refinery FireChevron Corp. on Monday agreed to pay $2 million in fines and restitution and pleaded no contest to six charges in last year's fire that sent thousands of residents to hospitals.
City Of Richmond Sues Chevron Over 2012 Refinery FireThe city of Richmond sued Chevron Corp. in Contra Costa County Superior Court Friday for alleged negligence in last year’s massive refinery fire, accusing the oil company of “willful and conscious disregard of public safety.”
Richmond Hires Law Firm, Plans Suit Over Chevron Refinery FireRichmond city leaders have hired a law firm and plan to sue Chevron for damages resulting from the massive fire at the oil company’s refinery last August, city officials announced Thursday.
Federal Board Calls For Tougher Rules On Refineries In Wake Of Richmond FireU.S. chemical safety investigators are calling on California to strengthen its oversight of refineries and chemical facilities after investigating the cause of an intense fire at Chevron Corp.'s Richmond refinery.
Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery FireCorrosion that damaged a steel pipe led to a disastrous fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August, oil company officials confirmed in a report released Friday.
Chevron Allowed To Restart Unit Damaged In Richmond Refinery FireOperations are set to resume at a unit of Chevron’s Richmond refinery involved in a major fire last August after state regulators on Friday lifted the order that shut it down.
Chevron Completes Repairs Following Richmond Refinery FireChevron Corp. said it has completed repairs at an area of its Richmond refinery that was damaged last year in a fire.
2012 Chevron Refinery Fire Ignites New Legislative EffortsTwo East Bay lawmakers have introduced bills in Sacramento meant to address issues that they say came up following last year's Chevron Refinery fire.