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Bay Area Cities and Environmentalists Respond to Crude-By-Rail Boom

March 30, 2014 | 9:00 am

Bay Area Cities and Environmentalists Respond to Crude-By-Rail Boom

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More and more crude oil is coming to California by rail, prompting questions about safety. Read more. …

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In Wake of Chevron Richmond Fire, Regulators Delay Vote on Refinery Safety Rules

January 16, 2014 | 10:14 am

In Wake of Chevron Richmond Fire, Regulators Delay Vote on Refinery Safety Rules

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Facing questions about strict new regulations, Chemical Safety Board postpones decision for 120 days.

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Video: How Chevron Richmond Fire Happened: Feds Release Blow-by-Blow Animation

April 21, 2013 | 1:44 pm

Video: How Chevron Richmond Fire Happened: Feds Release Blow-by-Blow Animation

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If you live downwind of Chevron’s Richmond refinery, you don’t need to be reminded of what happened there last Aug. 6: A huge fire started in a crude-oil processing unit at the facility, sending an immense plume of thick black smoke over adjacent neighborhoods and much of western Contra Costa County. In what seems like […]

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