Category Archives: Fenceline

P66 LUP Compliance Hearing Monday

The Contra Costa County Zoning Administrator will hold a compliance meeting Monday on the land use permit of the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo. The meeting begins at 3:30 p.m., 30 Muir Road, Martinez. According to the Memorandum of Understanding … Continue reading

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Visual Audit Requested

Yesterday evening starting at about 6:30 PM there was a fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.  A shelter in place (CWS Level 3) was called for many parts of the east bay, including Rodeo. Update- 8/7 While various media … Continue reading

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Fenceline Data From Web – SNAFU

This is a PDF of tonight’s look at the contractor’s website that is supposed to report the data in real time from the fenceline instruments. According to the refinery and the newly drafted operations specifications for the fenceline system, the … Continue reading

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One step back – TDLS reviewed

In order to try to comply with the MOU from 1995 (which was supposed to be re-written and agreed to before the startup of the CFEP), ConocoPhillips has re-installed giant retro-reflector towers and devices known as TDLS or Tuned Diode … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips’ response to Fenceline Monitoring Non-compliance

This is COP’s response to the June 25th demand letter from the county.

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Notes from the Fenceline- Pt 2

Word from the refinery is that the old explosive monitors are being commissioned again.  I assume that is to attempt to bring the system up to some of the specs of the old MOU in the refinery’s frenzy to comply … Continue reading

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Notes from the FenceLine – what it is

August 22 – September 6, 1994 at Unocal (now ConocoPhillips) in Rodeo CA, USA,  a column used to strip carbon dioxide developed a leak.  The column continued to operate for a 16-day period. The hole in the column became larger … Continue reading

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