Chevron Refinery Fire Briefing - Monday, August 27, 2012 at 10:00AM

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The City of Richmond and Contra Costa Health Services Hazardous Materials will host a Chevron Refinery fire public and media briefing on Monday, August 27, 2012, at 10:00AM in Richmond.

The City of Richmond and Contra Costa Health Services Hazardous Materials will share pertinent information with the public regarding the process and work to date associated with investigating the Chevron Refinery fire that occurred on August 6, 2012. There will be a public and media briefing on Monday, August 27, 2012, at 10:00AM in the Richmond City Council Chambers at 440 Civic Center Plaza.

This is intended to be the first of a series of regularly scheduled briefings that will feature representatives from agencies including Contra Costa Health Services, California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (CalOSHA), Chemical Safety Board (CSB), US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), and the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department Office of Emergency Services.

The initial briefing will provide an opportunity for interested parties to learn more about the role of each agency and scope of their investigation, ask questions, and propose additional avenues for consideration in the investigations.

For more information, please visit http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/chevronrefineryfire2012 or contact Randall L. Sawyer, Chief Environmental Health and Hazardous Materials Officer, at (925) 335-3210.

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