Flare Up At Chevron's Richmond Refinery Sends Flame Into SkyFlaring activity at the Chevron Refinery Sunday had residents in the area expressing concern.
Health Advisory Issued After Flare-Up At Phillips 66 Refinery in RodeoHazardous materials officials lifted a health alert Sunday afternoon for the Rodeo community in Contra Costa County, a Contra Costa County hazmat official said.
Bay Bridge Fires Likely Caused By Maintenance Road Flares, Caltrans SaysRoad flares left by maintenance crews are the likely cause of two fires in an expansion joint on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, a Caltrans spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Flaring At Phillips Refinery In Rodeo Visible For MilesFlaring at a refinery in the East Bay late Monday night was visible for miles and prompted many calls to the fire department.
Hazmat Crews Headed To Richmond Chevron Refinery After Reports Of FlaringHazMat crews were in route to the Richmond Chevron refinery as a precaution Monday after reports of flaring at the facility.
Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond RefineryChevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.
Richmond Official Blasts Chevron For Calling Huge Flare At Plant 'Routine'Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.
Flare At Richmond's Chevron Refinery Visible For Miles, Puts Neighbors On EdgeA flare due to depressurizing equipment at the Chevron refinery in Richmond lit up the sky Thursday evening, causing a stir on social media.
Exasperated Officer Throws Flare At Driver To Warn Of Car-Swallowing SJ FloodwatersKiet Do reports from Downtown San Jose, where a woman escaped a flooding car and a police officer threw a flare at a driver trying to protect him. 12/3/14
Triple Massive Solar Flares Send Streams Of Radiation Toward Earth, Potentially Disrupting Radios And NavigationA series of three massive solar flares over the past week has bathed Earth in higher than normal amounts of radiation, with the potential to temporarily black out radio communication and navigational equipment if the sun was hitting that part of the planet.
Massive Solar X-Ray Eruption Hits Earth, Potentially Disrupts GPS And Airplane, Ship CommunicationsA massive solar flare flooded the sunlit portion of the planet Tuesday morning with X-rays powerful enough to disrupt GPS navigation, and airplane and maritime communication for several minutes.
Solar Flare Shockwave May Disrupt Earth’s Satellite CommunicationsNASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit Earth on Friday, possibly knocking out communications and causing disruptions to satellites.