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  Chevron Refinery Fire Briefing
August 24, 2012

Below please find the draft Chevron Refinery Fire Briefing agenda that Randy Sawyer, Chief Environmental Health and Hazardous Materials Officer and City staff developed.  

They have discussed as the meeting format for the first briefing:

1.  This is intended to be the first of weekly briefings (10:00 am an Mondays, except Labor Day).
2.  The meetings will be facilitated by Randy Sawyer or Michael Kent of Contra Costa Health Services.
3.  All regulators/investigating agencies (including Chemical Safety Board representatives [they have confirmed their attendance], BAAQMD, Cal-OSHA, US-EPA) will be invited to attend and participate.
4.  Chevron will be asked to attend and participate regarding their internal investigation.
5.  Each agency will be asked to review the scope of their work and any reportable findings to date.
6.  We will provide an opportunity for any City or County elected officials to comment.
7.  We will give the opportunity for members of the press or public to ask questions of the agencies regarding process and scope.

The purpose of these briefings is to inject ongoing transparency into the investigative process, which we understand will take some time.

Chevron Refinery Fire Briefing – Investigation Teams
Community Services Building
440 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804
August 27, 2012


Meeting called by Contra Costa Health Services and City of Richmond

Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire – August 6, 2012





10:00 – 10:15


Briefing Purpose


Randy Sawyer


10:15 – 10:30


Introductions and Review of Industrial Safety Ordinance


Randy Sawyer/Bill Lindsay


10:30 – 10:45


US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board


Don Holmstrom


10:45 – 11:00






11:00 – 11:15


Bay Area Air Quality Management District




11:15 – 11:30



City Council Members and Board of Supervisor Members


11:30 – 11:55




Public and Media


11:55 – 12:00


Wrap Up and Adjourn


Randy Sawyer