County contractor signs off on Chevron spill investigation, saying the company ‘took the incident very seriously.’

Cleanup complete after a Chevron oil spill in February

The long awaited third-party review of the Chevron 2021 diesel spill in the San Francisco Bay was released this week, largely backing up Chevron’s findings that the spill was caused by a corroded pipe and an inadequate system to detect leaks.  The consultant, AcuTech, also concluded that Chevron’s hour-long delay in reporting the leak to…

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Chevron settles for $200,500 with county and state over 2021 diesel spill in San Francisco Bay

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The Contra Costa County district attorney’s office announced Friday that it and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have reached a settlement with the Chevron Richmond Refinery over a 2021 pipe rupture that dumped nearly 800 gallons of diesel into San Francisco Bay. Under the agreement, approved Monday in Contra Costa County Superior Court, Chevron…

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