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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

RMP - Calpine Delta Energy Center (DEC)

Pittsburg, CA


Calpine Corporation operates the Delta Energy Center (DEC), a nominal 880-megawatt power plant located in Pittsburg, CA. The Delta Energy Center is located on approximately 20 acres within a 139-acre parcel of land owned by Dow. Dow leases the 20-acre site to the Delta Energy Center. The site is located in the city limits of Pittsburg in Contra Costa County at the border of the City of Antioch, and is approximately 35 miles northeast of San Francisco.

For additional information regarding this facility's operations and regulated materials handled, please view the Audit Summary | Spanish.

Regulated Substances Subject to CalARP/Federal RMP/ISO:
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