oil refinery

3:25pm

Thu August 1, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

East Bay Express: Activists to protest tar sands oil refinery

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.

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