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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.

Building Economic Security Today (BEST)

Building Economic Security Today (BEST) is an asset development pilot project that utilizes innovative strategies to reduce inequities in health outcomes for low-income Contra Costa families by improving their financial security and stability, for this and future generations.

FMCH Programs is implementing BEST pilot interventions for its home visiting and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) programs.

BEST offers:

  1. one-on-one support to families in our home visiting programs
  2. financial education classes to WIC clients
  3. asset development educational materials and referrals for all clients

  Building Economic Security Today honored for excellence by NACCHO
 - See Application for NACCHO Award

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