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For Immediate Release: August 13th, 2012

KALW NPR SF on Chevron Fire & Gas Prices

Today on Your Call: What do you want to know about Chevron?

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On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the massive Chevron oil refinery fire in Richmond , which sent smoke clouds over large portions of the Bay Area. Over 900 residents went to the hospital complaining of respiratory problems and eye irritation. How are communities reacting? Join us at 10 or email  feedback@yourcallradio.org? Do live close an oil refinery? What do we need to know about the history of Chevron and how it operates today? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Antonia Juhasz, an energy analyst and the author of "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry -- and What We Must Do to Stop It."

Tania Pulido, an activist and a Richmond resident. She has been involved in issues impacting the health of her community, including a campaign against the local Chevron oil refinery.

David Baker, covers energy issues for San Francisco Chronicle

Web Resources:

SF Gate: Chevron's tense relations with Richmond

Sierra Club: Tania Pulido, Richmond, California; project manager for Urban Tilth

San Jose Mercury: Investigator: Chevron's Richmond refinery fire 'near disaster' for workers; pipe safety in question

SF Gate: Probe of Chevron fire focuses on pipe

SF Gate: At town hall meeting, questions and anger over Chevron refinery fire