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Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Hazardous Material Spill Update
CONTROL#: 20-0800 NRC# 1270841
NOTIFY DATE/TIME: 02/10/2020 / 0443RECEIVED BY:
OCCURENCE DATE/TIME:
02/10/2020/0400
CITY/OP. AREA:
Richmond/Contra Costa County

BAY AREA AQMD
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
AGENCY: Chevron Richmond Refinery
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
AGENCY:
SUBSTANCE TYPE:
a. SUBSTANCE:b. QTY:
Amount
Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1.**Potential Release** for SO2 and H2SN/A N/AVAPORNoNo
2. NoNo
3. NoNo
Orignal Description:**Potential Release** RP advised that they are having a flaring event due to a process upset that happened in one of the units. The problem has been identified and are working on remedying it. The flaring even is ongoing at this time. There were precautionary evacuations put in place, the exact number of people is unknown however it is less than 100 people.

PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES OF SPILL UPDATE:
NAME:
AGENCY:
PHONE#:
Ext:
PAG/CELL:
NRC
UPDATE QUANTITY
Amount
Measure
1. N/A
2.
3.
4.

UPDATE KNOWN IMPACT:

None



UPDATE CAUSE:

SITUATION UPDATE:
PER THE NRC: "DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT CALLER REPORTED A RELEASE OF AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF HYDROGEN SULFIDE INTO THE AIR FROM A FLARE DUE TO UNKNOWN CAUSES.
FAX NOTIFICATION LIST:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, AIR RESOURCES BD, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
ADMINISTERING AGENCY:Contra Costa County Health Services Department
SECONDARY AGENCY:
ADDITIONAL COUNTIES:
ADDITIONAL ADMIN. AGENCY:
OTHER NOTIFIED:Richmond Police; Contra Costa County Fire
RWQCB Unit:2

CONFIRMATION REQUEST:




FAX NOTIFICATION LIST:


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Created by: Warning Center on: 02/10/2020 05:03:45 AM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 02/10/2020 05:04:37 AM
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