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Torrance Residents Voice Concerns Following Refinery Blast

TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Six days after an explosion at an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery in Torrance, residents voiced their concerns during a City Council meeting Tuesday night. 214 more words

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Most Valuable Companies in History, Adjusted for Inflation

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1. The Dutch East India Company in 1637
Value then: 78 million Dutch Guilders // Adjusted to 2012 dollars: $7.4 trillion

HOW IT GOT SO BIG: Founded in 1602, the world’s first publicly traded company on the world’s first stock exchange started off as a spice trader. 1,359 more words

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No Thing Like Kid Leukemia To Kill A Kickin’ Beer Buzz, Eh Rural Roy?

More often than not, I don’t think people do the right thing for their children, nieces, nephews, second cousins, etc. We like to think that we do, but no, not really. 541 more words

Torrance Residents Take On ExxonMobil Days After Refinery Explosion

TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Community activists in Torrance took on ExxonMobil Friday night, days after a refinery explosion sent dust into the air and ash onto the ground that has raised health concerns for locals. 304 more words

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Blast-Damaged Torrance Refinery Has Faced Cal/OSHA Penalties

TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — Documents from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health indicate that the Torrance Exxon Mobil refinery where a blast took place on Wednesday has faced more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for inspection violations over the past five years. 179 more words

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How Much Will Gas Prices Rise After The Torrance Refinery Explosion?

(CBS SF) — Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California. 200 more words

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Explosion Reported At Exxon Mobil Refinery In Torrance

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – An explosion occurred Wednesday at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Southern California, triggering a very large smokestack flare to burn off flammable product, authorities said. 157 more words

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