Dr. Wendel Brunner, the county’s public health director, said residents who were exposed to particulate matter complained of a variety of problems, including irritation to the nose, throat and eyes, as well as asthma attacks, wheezing and difficulty in breathing.
Plumes and flames visible from San Rafael of the Richmond Chevron refinery fire early Monday night, Aug. 6, 2012. Credit Barbara Schiff/BCN
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