Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

DATE: 03/17/2019
TIME: 1240
RECEIVED BY: CONTROL#:
Cal OES - 19-1832
NRC -
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
Chevron - Richmond Refinery
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
2. SUBSTANCE TYPE:
2. a. SUBSTANCE:b.QTY:>=<Amount Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1. Dioxide, sulfur=Unknown N/AVAPORNoNo
2. = NoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: A potential RQ for SO2 has taken place at the listed facility. An upset at one of the process units caused staff to send excess gas to the flare. Facility personnel are in the process of troubleshooting. Smoke has been observed and reported by the public. The flaring event is ongoing and the Chevron Fire Department is monitoring the incident from an off-site location. A Community Warning System Level 1 has been issued.
h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
Not stopped, Not containedNoNoneNo
m. KNOWN IMPACT
Unknown
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: 841 Chevron Way
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Richmond
Contra Costa CountyBAY AREA AQMD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
03/17/20191215 Refinery Unknown
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
NoNoNoReporting Party
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
Richmond Fire and Police Dispatch, AQMD, and Contra Costa Environmental Health
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: Contra Costa County Health Services Departmente. SEC. AGENCY:
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: g. ADMIN. AGENCY:
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
DOG Unit:
RWQCB Unit:

2
Cal OES Region:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, AIR RESOURCES BD, CDPH-D.O., EMSA, Co/WP, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth

Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg.
********* Control No: 19-1832 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 03/17/2019 12:40:41 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 03/17/2019 01:14:19 PM