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Chevron Agrees To Pay $278,000 For Violations At Richmond Plant

Wildlife advocates are suing a federal agency over its plan to allow loggers to remove trees killed last year in the third-largest wildfire in California’s history.


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Chevron Agrees To Pay $2 Million For Richmond Refinery Fire

Chevron on Monday agreed to pay $2 million in fines and restitution and pleaded no contest to six charges in connection with a fire at its refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Richmond.


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Chevron Says It Paid $10 Million After Refinery Fire

Chevron Corp. has paid about $10 million and has begun what’s being termed “corrective actions” after a fire last summer at its Richmond refinery, company officials said.


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Beer Theft Suspect Crashes Car, Arrested

A beer thief ended up in the hospital after he crashed his car early Monday morning, according to police.


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Masked Man Robs Rocklin Gas Station

A masked man robbed a Chevron gas station in Rocklin Wednesday night.


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Average Gas Price Jumps To $4.23 In California

Drivers on either coast may be questioning the conventional wisdom that gas prices fall after Labor Day.


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Refinery Fire Probe Looks At Spark Sources

Investigators probing the cause of a blaze at Chevron’s Richmond refinery are looking at heaters and responding emergency vehicles as possible ignition sources for the massive vapor cloud that spewed from an old, leaky pipe.


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Chevron Refinery Site Too Hazardous For Entry

Structural engineers on Monday deemed the site of a Chevron refinery fire in Richmond hazardous for human entry after looking at the failed pipe that leaked and sent a towering plume of black smoke into the sky.


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Caltrans Suing Local Gas Stations For Allegedly Clearing Highway Trees

It’s a whole lot more than tree trimming and what some are calling a hack job has the state suing for millions.


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Fire Is Latest Pollution Problem At Chevron Plant

A massive Chevron oil refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is pushing West Coast gas prices higher was just the latest pollution incident at the facility that records show has increasingly violated air quality rules over the past five years.


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Chevron Criticized For Response To Richmond Oil Refinery Fire

Investigators were looking at how a small, seemingly insignificant leak at one of the country’s biggest oil refineries quickly unraveled into an intense fire that sent acrid black smoke into the sky and hundreds of people to hospitals with health complaints.


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Experts: Richmond Refinery Fire Will Raise Gas Prices

A major fire at one of the country’s biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon on the West Coast, analysts said Tuesday.