Under Pressure, Air District Says It’s Still Investigating Vallejo Fumes

KQED California Report

Facing pressure from state legislators, Vallejo residents and environmentalists, local air regulators are reversing course and now say they are still trying to figure out what caused an unbearable odor that sickened scores of Vallejo residents and prompted a shelter-in-place order last September... “Multiple agencies have strong evidence of the source of this oil spill and the associated fumes that posed a risk to nearby residents,” said Ian Wren, a staff scientist at San Francisco Baykeeper. “The failure to enforce our clean air and water laws is unacceptable.”

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