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Sewage Spill Prompts Warning  People were warned to stay out of the water along the shoreline after raw and partially-treated sewage mixed with rainwater Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
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  Visible flaring at Chevron refinery in Richmond   A nasty smell had some residents in the East Bay concerned Tuesday night. The refinery conducted flaring, releasing hydrogen sulfite Chevron opening additional help center after fire  North Richmond: With thousands of liability claims being filed, Chevron is opening an additional help center to further assist residents affected from the refinery...   'Flare up' causes more alarm at Chevron refinery Map of 841 Chevron Way Richmond   94801: Wednesday's fire flare-up made an already on-edge community even more nervous, prompting Chevron officials to come out and explain what happened Refinery fire out, shelter order lifted Map of 841 Chevron Way Richmond
Firefighters battle toxic smoke from Richmond scrap metal fire Map of Sims Metal Management Richmond
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   94804: A large scrap metal fire is sending a plume of toxic smoke across the East Bay. Heavy equipment pulled piles of debris away from a fire


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   94801: Fire crews allowed a 'small controlled burn' to continue as a way of reducing pressure within the damaged unit



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May.6
  Dozens of fish and two mallard ducks were found dead in an irrigation ditch after a toxic solvent leaked from a chemical plant
 The solvent reached the waters of San Pablo Bay. Thousands of gallons of toluene were released from the plant after thieves stripped critical valves from factory equipment. 20 hazardous materials specialists have been using vacuum trucks to pump liquid out of the drainage ditches
Chemical Spill Reaches San Pablo Bay  An unknown quantity of a flammable substance that was found spilled in Richmond appeared to have made its way into San Pablo Bay May.5 Shelter-in-place after chemical leak  Authorities briefly issued a warning to 1,500 homes after a chemical leak. 3,000 gallons of toluene had escaped from Reaction Products

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Apr.17 Chevron Flares Increase In Bay Area  Richmond refinery has increased its flaring by 80% since 2005 when the Air Quality Management District passed a new limit Jan.15 Oil Fire Injures 1; Shelter-In-Place Map of 841 Chevron Way Richmond
   94801: A fire broke out at Chevronís refinery, injuring one employee, prompting an order for residents to stay indoors.    1,200 employees were in the refinery when the fire broke out. Toll booth workers on th...


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Aug.10 Shelter in Place Order After Refinery Leak
  A hydrogen sulfide was leaked into the air as a result of a flare compression problem Feb.5 Higher rates of childhood asthma  Residents are meeting with health officials to examine links between asthma and refinery pollution, dust

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Oct.21   Power outage at Chevron Refinery  Refinery is in the process of shutting down all major units after a refinery-wide electrical power outage Aug.19 Loud boom of piles ripping fish apart  Richmond-SR Bridge: Officials have seen fish floating in the water near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge after pile driving May.3 2,000 sue chemical company  5 lawsuits have been filed against General Chemical one year after a caustic release at a chemical plant Jan.31 Shelter-in-place warning  There was an upset at the sulfur-recovery unit at the Chevron Refinery. Hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide were released

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Dec.1 Second leak over 24 hours  General Chemical plant released a cloud of sulfur trioxide, later determined not to be hazardous Nov.30 Company Accused of Delaying
Nov.29 Chemical released from plant
  Shelter-in-place ordered after sulfur trioxide was released from General Chemical Corp.
Jul.10   Refinery fined $300,000  Chevron has agreed to pay fines for failing to meet air quality standards. 52 violations from 1998 May.2 A second toxic leak  A chemical leak was related to an incident which ended just a few hours earlier. 25 people were treated at hospitals May.1 Chemical leak
  Leak forced residents to stay inside for much of the day while crews worked to contain a cloud of sulfur dioxide

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Oct.26 Factory fire with toxic smoke  It sounded like an explosion




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1. 2018-01-30 Firefighters battle toxic smoke from Richmond scrap metal fire Sims Metal Management, Richmond
C. 2016-03-30 Visible flaring at Chevron refinery in Richmond Chevron refinery, Richmond
3. 2012-08-22 Chevron opening additional help center after fire North Richmond
E. 2012-08-08 'Flare up' causes more alarm at Chevron refinery 841 Chevron Way, Richmond
5. 2012-08-07 Refinery fire out, shelter order lifted 841 Chevron Way, Richmond
G. 2009-02-25 Sewage Spill Prompts Warning Richmond
2008-05-06 Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill Richmond
I. 2008-05-06 Chemical Spill Reaches San Pablo Bay Richmond
J. 2008-05-05 Shelter-in-place after chemical leak Richmond


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