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Chevron: No Health Risk from Early-Morning Richmond Refinery Fire

July 16, 2014 | 10:31 am

Chevron: No Health Risk from Early-Morning Richmond Refinery Fire

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Small blaze is contained quickly as fire officials and company give conflicting accounts of the cause.

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More than 200 Arrested in Chevron Richmond Refinery Protest

August 4, 2013 | 1:37 pm

More than 200 Arrested in Chevron Richmond Refinery Protest

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Richmond police say they arrested 210 people during a protest at the massive Chevron refinery in the East Bay city. The arrests came at the end of a march called to protest the oil company’s environmental practices and to commemorate Tuesday’s first anniversary of a fire at the refinery that sent thousands of local residents […]

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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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