chevron http://kalw.org en Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Richmond Refinery Siren http://kalw.org/post/audiographs-sound-week-richmond-refinery-siren <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">All week long&nbsp;we've been playing<a href="http://www.kalw.org/post/can-you-guess-audiograph-sound-week-april-7-2013" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);">&nbsp;</a><a href="http://kalw.org/post/can-you-guess-audiograph-sound-week-august-3-2013" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);">this sound</a>, and ask Fri, 09 Aug 2013 00:20:00 +0000 Julie Caine 31352 at http://kalw.org Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Richmond Refinery Siren Mrs. Small did something big last Saturday – she got arrested at 90 years old http://kalw.org/post/mrs-small-did-something-big-last-saturday-she-got-arrested-90-years-old <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">August 6 marks the one year anniversary of the Chevron refinery fire in Richmond. The fire, caused by a leak in a 40-year old pipe, sent a plume of smoke across nearby neighborhoods, leading thousands of residents to eventually seek medical care.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:59:24 +0000 Daniel Moore 31229 at http://kalw.org Mrs. Small did something big last Saturday – she got arrested at 90 years old East Bay Express: Activists to protest tar sands oil refinery http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-activists-protest-tar-sands-oil-refinery <p style="margin-top: 1.12em; margin-bottom: 1.12em; padding: 0px; color: rgb(35, 35, 35); line-height: 1.6em; font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em;">One year ago, an explosion at the Chevron refinery in Richmond sent a plume of black smoke into the air and more than 15,000 people to local hospitals. Now, as the city still tries to assess the total damages from the incident, new concerns have erupted that the refinery and others in the Bay Area may start processing significant amounts of tar sands oil.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 22:25:17 +0000 Jean Tepperman 30999 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Activists to protest tar sands oil refinery Golden Gate Bridge authority nixes toll-takers, Cal-OSHA fines refinery, and a bill to arm teachers http://kalw.org/post/golden-gate-bridge-authority-nixes-toll-takers-cal-osha-fines-refinery-and-bill-arm-teachers <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Human employees take a financial toll</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Toll-takers on the Golden Gate Bridge are on their way out – human toll-takers, that is. Today marks the first day of a testing period for a new all-electronic toll collection system. In sixty days – if all goes according to plan – motorists crossing into San Francisco will have to use an automated payment system, or they will receive a bill by mail after the bridge authority takes a photo of their license plate.</span></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:52:00 +0000 Steven Short & Isabel Angell 22445 at http://kalw.org Golden Gate Bridge authority nixes toll-takers, Cal-OSHA fines refinery, and a bill to arm teachers Chevron under federal investigation http://kalw.org/post/chevron-under-federal-investigation <p>Last month’s <a href="http://kalw.org/post/hundreds-richmond-residents-file-claims-against-chevron">explosion</a> at the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond had the East Bay in shock.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:46:08 +0000 Ben Trefny 17296 at http://kalw.org Chevron under federal investigation