Flaring Activity From Richmond Refinery Sends Thick, Black Smoke Over Bay

KCBS Radio listener Edward Tank provided this close-up photo of the flaring at the Chevron Richmond Refinery.
Photo credit Photo Credit: Edward Tank

A thick, black cloud of smoke was seen Friday afternoon over the Bay Area due to flaring activity at the Chevron Richmond Refinery.

The flaring was highly visible from I-580 and around the Bay.