Baykeeper Update

Small Oil Spill at Richmond Long Wharf

Baykeeper has received word that there has been a small oil spill near the Richmond Long Wharf, the main pier for the Chevron Refinery. Chevron estimates the spill is approximately half a barrel (21 gallons) and is fully contained. The Marine Spill Response Corporation is now responding to the scene.

The spill is located close to Brooks Island and marshlands, and Baykeeper is keeping a close eye on the developments. We'll keep you updated as more information becomes available.