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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.


Press Release

County Health Advisory Board Seeking New Members


June 1, 2004



Archived. This is an older press release from 2004 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.



Contra Costa Health Services is currently seeking nominees to serve on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board (PEHAB). PEHAB is a 19-member board appointed by the County Board of Supervisors to advise the Health Department on community health needs and recommend strategies to meet these needs.

The Board currently has five openings and is seeking representatives from the immigrant community, labor, environmental health, Central County at-large and East County at-large.

Board members should be Contra Costa County residents with a specific interest in public or community health. Contra Costa residents from a broad range of community and health settings are encouraged to apply. PEHAB is committed to diversity in its membership. The full board meets on alternate months and members are required to participate in one committee.

To request an application packet, please call Jan Millar, Administrative Assistant to PEHAB, at 925-313-6712.

Seats are open until filled.


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Press Contact
  • Andrea Dubrow
  • 925-313-6836
  • Jan Millar
  • 925-313-6712