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Chevron Defies Global Warming And Basic Safety.

Update January 30th 2013:

Following the explosion and fire of August 6th 2012, at the Richmond refinery, hundreds of people were rushed at the emergency room, with respiratory problems. Today, Chevron was fine $1 million,  justified by the fact that : “Our investigators found willful violations in Chevron’s response before, during and after the fire,” said Ellen Widess, head of the state agency that enforces workplace safety, Cal/OSHA. Many believe this amount is  insufficient, compare to the damage to the community and environment. However it’s the highest fine permitted by California State law for this industry. 

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