February 21, 2024

By Bay Metropolis Information

The Chevron refinery in Richmond notified town of a Stage 1 incident resulting from flaring Saturday afternoon, metropolis officers stated.

The episode occurred round 3:30 p.m. and flaring is not occurring, town stated in an announcement.

“There is no such thing as a public well being threat at the moment, nevertheless residents may scent an odor within the space of the refinery,” town stated.

A Stage 1 incident is the least extreme step of a three-tier Neighborhood Warning System. It means there aren’t any anticipated offsite impacts.

Chevron has been issued repeated notices of air high quality violations related to flaring on the Richmond refinery.