Chevron Fined Nearly $1 Million For California Refinery Fire

SAN FRANCISCO — Chevron was fined nearly $1 million by the state on Wednesday in connection with a fire last year at the company’s San Francisco Bay area refinery that sent a cloud of gas and black smoke over residential areas.

Investigators found “willful violations” in Chevron Corp.’s response before, during and after the Aug. 6 fire in Richmond caused by an old, leaky pipe in one of the facility’s crude units, said Ellen Widess, chief of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

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