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Flaring at Chevron in Richmond

Last updated: 10 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014

The flaring has currently stopped at Chevron in Richmond but there may be intermittent flaring this evening. Flaring is a controlled burn off of gas. Our Hazardous Materials staff assessed the situation and determined a shelter-in-place was not needed.

Syringe Exchange


Needle Exchange Sites are available in East and West County. This one-for-one syringe exchange programs allows injection drug users to receive clean syringes, condoms and harm reduction information.

Times and locations are:

  • Mondays, 6-8 p.m. @ Richmond
    500 “B” St. between Barrett & Richmond Parkway
  • Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. @ Bay Point
    Pittsburg Baptist Church, 2586 Willow Pass Road
    (parking lot)
  • Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. @ North Richmond
    305 Chesley Avenue, North Richmond
    (cross street is 3rd Street)

Call 510-377-9448 to confirm times and locations.

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