FAIRFIELD — County staff notified the Board of Supervisors by letter Friday of a hazardous situation that played out late last month at the Valero Refinery in Benicia.
A flare stack released approximately 5,593 pounds os sulfur dioxide from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, according to the Proposition 65 notice from the Solano County Department of Resource Management’s Environmental Health Services Division to the Board of Supervisors.
The discharge posed a minor risk to air quality near the factory on the 3400 block of East Second Street, according to the county.
The notice to the Board of Supervisors was released Monday.
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