The Torrance Refinery Action Alliance’s short public information videos on crucial aspects of the effort to ban hydrogen fluoride use at the two refineries in Southern California’s South Bay. Also find below other important videos and slide shows.
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Video of the 1986 “Goldfish” Release Test of hydrofluoric acid (HF) shows the formation and spread of a ground-hugging toxic cloud.
TRAA’s short five-minute video of experts testifying on the extreme health and safety danger from a major release of hydrofluoric acid.
TRAA’s short four-minute video that refutes the notion shelter-in-place can protect students from an accidental release of highly toxic MHF from the Torrance or Valero refineries, the only two in California that use it.
HF truck overturned about 5 kilometers from the Lanhai Expressway Dasi toll station in the direction of Qinzhou, China. Click the image and watch a 4-minute video of the horrendous aftermath of the accident and the clean-up effort .
An Opinion Video for the New York Times by Josiah Edwards, who is a climate organizer in Carson, California, and documentary filmmaker, Matty Neikrug.
TRAA’s short five-minute video of Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor and AQMD Board Member Janice Hahn speaking at the Board’s February 1, 2019 Meeting.
TRAA Video – Invited Speaker Daniel Horowitz’ Speech at the February 15, 2020 Press Conference & Community Call To Action
Dr. Daniel Horowitz’ keynote speech at the TRAA Press Conference & Community Call To Action marking the 5th anniversary of the Torrance Refinery explosion.
TRAA’s short three-minute video featuring a presentation by Dr. Sally Hayati, former TRAA President. Warning: this video contains disturbing images of the aftermath of the Bhopal catastrophe.
TRAA’s short one-minute video featuring Torrance resident Michelle Rushton speaking at a Southern California AQMD meeting in Torrance on the impact of potentially catastrophic hydrofluoric acid from the Torrance and Valero refineries in the South Bay of Southern California.
TRAA’s short two-minute video that refutes the false claim that TRAA’s goal is to shut the Torrance Refinery down.
A reminder in images that terrible accidents and natural disasters can and do happen. Set your PDF viewer to Full Screen Mode, if applicable.
TRAA’s short four-minute video that lays out the facts on the affordability of switching to a much safer alkylation process.
TRAA’s short two-minute video where Dr. Sally Hayati, former TRAA President, refutes the claim of the Torrance Refining manager that alternative emerging technology may never be available.
TRAA’s short three-minute video shows community involvement in support of an HF/MHF ban — set to music that local musicians adapted from Everybody Knows by the great Leonard Cohen.