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Chevron Flare on Tuesday Called ‘No Threat’

August 28, 2012 | 12:34 pm

Chevron Flare on Tuesday Called ‘No Threat’

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Smoke briefly poured into the air at the Chevron refinery on Tuesday, recalling the Aug. 6 fire that damaged a crude oil facility and caused 18,000 Bay Area residents to file medical claims with the oil company. But a Chevron spokesperson said there was no cause for concern about Tuesday’s  flare, which lasted up to […]

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November 10, 2010 | 5:25 pm

Tesoro Refinery Flare-Up in Martinez

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A power outage at Tesoro’s Golden Eagle refinery in Martinez caused excessive flaring at the refinery. Health officials are issuing a warning for communities downwind of the plant. The Bay Area Quality Management District explains: The Tesoro Refinery reported the incident at their Martinez facility at 4:12 p.m. today. The Air District has several inspectors […]

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