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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.

RMP - Safeway Beverage Plant

Richmond, CA


Safeway Richmond Beverage Plant is owned and operated by the Safeway grocery chain. It is situated between Interstate Highway 80 and 580 approximately 0.5 miles north of the Central Avenue exit. The area immediately surrounding the facility is a mixture of industrial and residential. The facility uses ammonia as a refrigerant in a closed refrigeration system for the beverage can and beverage bottle line

For additional information regarding this facility's operations and most recent audit results, please view the Audit Summaries | Spanish

Regulated Substances Subject to CalARP/Federal RMP/ISO:

Regulated Substances Program Level CalARP Regulated Federal RMP Regulated ISO Regulated
Anhydrous Ammonia 2 yes no no