Excerpts from this story referencing Torrance refinery

"… far from over. Just before 9 that morning, pent-up gases at ExxonMobil's Torrance refinery south of Los Angeles had triggered an explosion so massive it registered a …"

"… consultant last year estimated it would cost roughly $100 million for the Torrance refinery to switch to sulfuric acid, an HF alternative that carries risks of its ow …"

"… ted its Risk Management Program in December, requiring facilities like the Torrance refinery to report near-misses and urging communities to improve emergency response …"