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  Chevron Findings and Discoveries Meeting
March 28, 2013

Senator Loni Hancock and Assemblymember Nancy Skinner announced today that they will hold a public meeting on the Chevron Refinery fire in Richmond, CA, in August 2012.

The purpose of the meeting will be to hear reports on the “findings and discoveries” of the many governmental agencies that have investigated, or are currently investigating, the Chevron fire.

WHEN:               Friday, April 5th, 2013; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

WHERE:            Richmond City Council Chambers
                                Civic Center Campus, 440 Civic Center Plaza
                                Richmond, CA  94804

The two legislators have invited the following agencies to testify and present a summary of their “findings and discoveries” of the Chevron fire’s causes and effects:

  • U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
  • California Division of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Contra Costa County Environ. Health & Hazardous Materials Division
  • City of Richmond


The various agencies have been asked to focus on state laws or services that need to be changed to prevent future fires & harmful air emissions at chemical processing facilities as well as to better monitor and respond to such incidents. 

Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.

Best regards,

Carolina Salazar                                                                                             Mark Chekal-Bain
District Representative                                                                                District Director
Senator Loni Hancock, 9th District                                                          Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, 15th District
T: (510) 286-1333                                                                                            T: (510) 286-1400
carolina.salazar@sen.ca.gov                                                                    mark.chekal-bain@asm.ca.gov