Monday, March 25, 2019

Chevron

Environmental group's settlement with air district over Chevron modernization doesn't clear path for construction.

Agreement prioritizes local hiring for Chevron Richmond modernization project

Chevron Richmond signed an agreement with the city of Richmond Wednesday that promises jobs for local residents and a boost to the local economy as a result of the planned billion-dollar modernization of the...
Richmond asks air district to revoke permit allowing crude by rail transport

Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude-by-rail shipments

The Richmond City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to urge Congress to halt rail transport of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Richmond, citing the potential for spills or explosions. The council wants shipments of the...
Laborers marched to Richmond City Hall on Tuesday to support the Chevron Richmond modernization project.

Community Views: Jobs before politics, please

by Antoine Cloird I'm a Richmond resident and I'm also a member of Local 324. I'm a laborer and a union member. We're here to support the modernization project at Chevron, because we know that...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Draft EIR for Chevron Richmond’s refinery modernization project released

The much-anticipated draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Chevron Richmond refinery’s billion-dollar modernization project was released Tuesday morning. The analysis details the company’s plans to replace aging processing units at the century-old refinery, which...

Salute’s gets lunchtime boost from Chevron Richmond employees

Although a major construction project has been hurting Marina Bay businesses, the Italian restaurant Salute E Vita was hopping during the lunch hours Thursday. That's because a few dozen employees from the Chevron Richmond refinery...
Update regarding flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery

Chevron Speaks: Article on refinery projects misleading

An article published in the East Bay Express on February 5 contained incorrect and misleading information about Chevron USA’s Richmond Refinery Modernization Project. (Click to expand image on the left) Despite what the article suggests, there...

Clouds over Chevron refinery today only steam

The clouds that could be seen above Chevron Richmond refinery Wednesday morning were actually harmless steam clouds, according to refinery officials. Chevron Richmond spokeswoman Melissa Ritchie explains: "Specialized cooling towers recycle hot water so it can...

Air monitoring topic of Chevron Richmond’s first phone town hall

Chevron Richmond held its first-ever telephone town hall Thursday night, connecting about 3,800 community members with a new website that tracks Richmond’s air quality in real time. Chevron representatives called the telephone town hall a...

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