Tag Archives: Chevron Refinery
This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters

  This refinery has had two recent incidents, which should make anyone question the quest for petroleum over the health of people. In 1999, the refinery had an explosion and fire that sent more than 1,200 Richmond residents to the hospital. In 2012, history repeated itself as a…

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Top 10 California Disasters

The Chevron Refinery at El Segundo was fined $2.25 million for releasing about 4.5 million gallons of jet fuel into an aquifer that is not used for drinking water during the course of about a year from 1998 to early 1999. Rather than seeking forgiveness, company representatives expressed…

(EnviroNews Utah) – With five oil refineries, the world’s largest open-pit copper mine, a nuclear waste dump, two medical incinerators, chemical and pharmaceutical plants, dusty cement mines, countless oil and gas wells and waste disposal operations, a proposed nuclear power facility, America’s first approved tar sands mine and…

(EnviroNews Utah) – ‘We were here first! We’re grandfathered in!’ That’s what they always try’n say when people talk about kicking these guys out of the neighborhood. Who’s that you might ask? BIG polluters. I mean, the task just seems so humongous and insurmountable doesn’t it? That is,…

(EnviroNews Utah) – Will Munger of Canyon Country Rising Tide pumped up a crowd of demonstrators at a rally preceding a town-hall featuring Republican Representative Chris Stewart. He made sure to remind people that Tesoro, one of the refineries that is expanding to accommodate increased Uintah Basin crude…