Inspectors Say Air Quality OK After Chevron Refinery Fire
Following the Chevron refinery fire in Richmond on Monday, officials said that levels of potentially toxic air pollutants are "not a significant health concern" and are "significantly below federal health standards." Meanwhile, hundreds of people have been treated at area emergency departments with symptoms that appear to be related to the fire.
- "Hospitals See Spike After Chevron Fire" (Kane/Bulwa, San Francisco Chronicle, 8/8).
- "Chevron Refinery Fire: Health Impact" (Aliferis, "State of Health," KQED, 8/7).