Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chevron
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron
Penalty: 
$2,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
August 5, 2013
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: 

Chevron pleaded no contest and agreed to pay $2 million to the Contra Costa District Attorney and the state attorney general to resolve criminal charges stemming from a fire at its Richmond refinery.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
Contra Costa
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
Source of Data: 

Chevron pleads no contest to criminal charges stemming from Richmond refinery fire, Contra Costa Times, August 5, 2013 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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