The Richmond Refinery is a unique facility, and we are aware of our special location and place in this community. Each and every one of the more than 2,000 employees and contractors who comes through the Refinery gates takes our role as good neighbors seriously. We are continually working to improve our environmental performance, reduce emissions and waste and conserve natural resources.
Our Health, Environment and Safety team deals with hundreds of complex and ever-changing air and water quality and health regulations to ensure the Refinery fully complies with all government rules and requirements. At the heart of our activities is the goal to not impact the environment or the community. We want to avoid being seen, heard or smelled.
We have also made great strides in re-establishing natural ecosystems in and around the Refinery. Our team takes pride in having a connection to the amount of wildlife, including red tailed hawks, osprey and even a small herd of deer, which make their home here at the Refinery.