Flaring reported at Chevron Refinery in Richmond

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2023

(KRON) — Smoke is visible in parts of the East Bay on Monday due to flaring at the Chevon Refinery in Richmond, the refinery confirmed to KRON4. The flaring is due to a “loss of power to a portion of the facility,” the refinery said. Refinery employees are working to minimize and stop the flaring. A Community Warning System (CWS) Level 1 has been issued. This level of alert does not require action by the public. “Flares are highly regulated safety devices and are an important part of keeping the...

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