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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.

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Community Invited to Workshop Thursday in Richmond

November 5, 2007

Archived. This is an older press release from 2007 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


A community workshop for residents of West Contra Costa County to develop ideas about how to make their area a better place to live.


Thursday, November 8, 5:30 to 8 p.m.


Hazel Hall, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 360 Harbour Way South, Richmond (next to Nystrom Elementary School)


Proposed expansions and changes in certain land uses could increase truck, train and ship traffic in West County. Residents may have other ideas for land uses and traffic conditions for their neighborhoods.


The workshop is being hosted by Solutions for West County Land Use and Environmental Justice, also known as Project 12898. Participating organizations include Contra Costa Health Services, Neighborhood House of North Richmond, the Pacific Institute and the West County Toxics Coalition.


Food, childcare and transportation to and from the workshop is available. To RSVP for workshop and to request transportation, call Jannat Muhammad at 510-229-5041.

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