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Torrance Refinery Explosion

News Release
9/23/2015
Posted by Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA — ExxonMobil may be subverting a federal and state investigation into the explosion at its Torrance refinery last February that hobbled gasoline production and pushed gas prices sky high, Consumer Watchdog revealed in a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and California Attorney General Kamala...
News Story
9/23/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Just when Southern California motorists were expecting to see some relief from high gasoline prices in the next few weeks, they now may have to wait well into next winter — at least. Exxon Mobil Corp., still at loggerheads with air quality regulators over a short-term fix for the company's damaged Torrance refinery, appears poised to...
News Story
9/23/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Members of a consumer-advocacy group accused ExxonMobil today of trying to subvert an investigation into a February explosion at the company's Torrance refinery, saying the firm is refusing to turn over requested documents and hiding an employee key to the probe from investigators. "Exxon is denying documents requested under subpoena by...
News Story
9/23/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
A business ethics expert slammed ExxonMobil’s conduct as more egregious than Volkswagen’s as more allegations surfaced Wednesday about the oil giant’s apparent stonewalling in the face of regulatory scrutiny. Professor Stephen Byars contrasted ExxonMobil’s behavior in the aftermath of a February explosion to revelations...
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9/23/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer Watchdog accused ExxonMobil today of trying to subvert an investigation into a February explosion at the company's Torrance refinery, saying the firm is refusing to turn over requested documents and hiding an employee key to the probe from investigators.
Video
9/23/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer Watchdog accused Exxon of withholding vital information from investigators looking into the explosion at it's Torrance refinery that has helped cause California gas prices to skyrocket.