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Chevron Fire

Report Faults Chevron In Deadly Gas Well Fire

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Environmental investigators faulted Chevron Inc. site managers in a report released Wednesday on a natural gas well fire in wester...

Chevron Agrees To Fine After California Refinery Fire

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green

RICHMOND, Calif. — Chevron Corp. on Monday agreed to pay $2 million in fines and restitution and pleaded no contest to six charges in a fire las...

California City Sues Chevron For Disastrous Fire

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green

The city of Richmond, Calif., sued Chevron Friday, one year after a massive refinery fire covered the city in smoke and prompted thousands of people t...

Will Chevron's Infamous Refinery Open After Blaze?

The Contra Costa Times | George Avalos | Posted 06.06.2013 | San Francisco

RICHMOND -- Chevron's efforts to resume operations at its Richmond refinery received a major boost Friday with word from Cal/OSHA that the regulatory ...

Chevron Report Reveals Disturbing Details Leading To Refinery Fire

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Government investigators said Wednesday a decades-old pipe that leaked and fed a massive fire at a Chevron refinery in California was...

Did Firefighters Cause The Massive Chevron Refinery Blaze?

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. — Chevron firefighters responding to a small California refinery leak last summer may have accidentally punctured a main pipeli...

EPA Launches Criminal Investigation Of Chevron In Wake Of Fire

AP | Posted 11.23.2012 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a criminal investigation of Chevron after learning the company had bee...

Let The Lawsuits Begin...

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | San Francisco

LAWSUIT FILED: Nine people have sued Chevron Corp. over a California refinery fire that sent thousands to hospitals with respiratory issues and contri...

Enough Is Enough: Put People Before Profits

Jakada Imani | Posted 10.15.2012 | San Francisco
Jakada Imani

Every day people who live near refineries breathe polluted air, yet oil companies continue to oppose efforts for accountability and continue to put their bottom line ahead of the health and well being of their neighbors.

Harrowing Video Of Chevron Fire Exposes Plight Of Workers

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.14.2012 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. — An internal Chevron Corp. surveillance video shows a towering vapor cloud engulfing an area of its refinery for two minutes b...

Thousands Line Up With Health Claims After Chevron Fire

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. -- More than 1,000 people blaming this week's California refinery fire for sore throats and other ailments are asking an attorney to ...

Chevron Under Fire

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.08.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A massive Chevron oil refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is pushing West Coast gas prices highe...

How Will The Chevron Blaze Affect Gas Prices?

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | San Francisco

By TRACIE CONE, Associated Press RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) -- A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to...

PHOTOS: Submit Your Own Images Of The Chevron Blaze

Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

The blaze that ripped through Chevron's oil refinery in Richmond Monday night could be seen for miles across the bay. Photographers from across San...

Fire At Chevron Oil Refinery Contained

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials fearing toxic smoke told residents to remain indoors late Monday as a fire at a Chevron refinery released black plume...

Massive Fire Breaks Out At East Bay Chevron Refinery

AP | TERRY COLLINS and JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

RICHMOND, Calif. — A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent hundreds of people to hospitals with complaints of brea...