Residents concerned after Richmond refinery spews black smoke into air during flaring incident

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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RICHMOND — Communities near Richmond are still reeling Tuesday after a flaring incident at the Chevron refinery spewed massive clouds of thick black smoke into the air. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District reports they received more than 100 complaints about air quality as the incident was going on Monday afternoon. According to a statement from Chevron, "We have discontinued flaring and power has been fully restored to Chevron's Richmond operations. The safety of our team, our communities, our facilities and the environment is our highest priority and we...

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