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Public Health Advisory for the Richmond area

Last updated: 4/21/15, 11:27 a.m.

Contra Costa Hazardous Materials staff are investigating an incident at the Chevron refinery in Richmond. A health advisory has been issued for Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo because the incident could affect individuals with respiratory sensitivities. Most people will not be affected. Eye, skin, nose or throat irritation may be possible for some people in the affected area. No shelter-in-place order has been issued at this time. CWS alert: More information will be posted as it becomes available.