Posts Tagged ‘oil spill’
What caused Chevron pipeline to leak diesel into bay?
It could take as long as six months before people in Richmond know what caused a Chevron pipeline to leak hundreds of gallons of a diesel product into San Francisco Bay in February. An independent firm will investigate what caused a quarter-inch hole to open in the line, allowing 500 to 750 gallons of a…Read More
Crews continue cleaning oil from sunken tugboat
Responders are still cleaning oil leaking from the Tug Tiger, a World War II-era tugboat that sunk on Sunday in the Point Richmond harbor. Although there is no estimate of how much oil was onboard the Tiger, the Coast Guard reported that 590 gallons of oil and water were collected as of Wednesday. Thousands of…Read More
Oil spill experts tell Richmond group they’re prepared
A pair of oil spill experts told the Point Richmond Neighborhood Council Wednesday they learned valuable lessons during both the Cosco Busan spill and the current disaster in the Gulf Coast, making them better-prepared this time around.Read More