San Francisco Herring Fishermen Sue Chevron Over Richmond Refinery Oil Spill
The San Francisco Herring Fishermen Association and a pair of herring fishermen filed a class-action lawsuit following an oil spill at the Chevron Richmond Refinery in California on February 9.
The complaint alleges that “Not only did Chevron’s carelessness result in the spill, but its careless actions and failures to act before and after the spill greatly exacerbated the harm the spill caused to the Bay’s herring stock and habitat on which it depends.”
According to Courthouse News, the Chevron refinery had a pipeline leak about 700 gallons of a substance...
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