Mt Diablo Recycling awarded 10-Year recycling contract for Central County

Mt Diablo Recycling wins recycling contract

Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, which manages solid waste and recycling for the communities of Alamo, Danville, Lamorinda, Walnut Creek and a portion of unincorporated Contra Costa County,  approved by an 8-3 vote hiring Mt Diablo Recycling as the area’s new recycling processing company. Three companies were vying for the recycling portion of the […]

Chevron Richmond Refinery Modernization Project passes draft EIR


Chevron USA’s Richmond Refinery Modernization Project will protect the environment, enhance safety, reduce energy use and create 1,000 new local construction jobs as described in the City of Richmond’s draft environmental impact report (EIR), which was published last week. The publication of the EIR, which was prepared by third-party consultants hired by the City of […]

Study: Chevron economic impact in Richmond at $82M+ (taxes not included)


Many people know that Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron) is the largest employer and taxpayer in Richmond, contributing millions of dollars in taxes, local spend and social investments each year. But what is Chevron’s ripple effect on the local, regional and statewide economy? Recently, Chevron commissioned Beacon Economics, a well-respected research firm based in San Francisco, […]

Celebrate 20th anniversary of Black Diamond Brewery

back diamond brewery 20th anniversary celebratioon

Concord California’s Black Diamond Brewery will celebrate 20 years of great beers starting March 22. In celebration of its success, Black Diamond Brewery will host a 20th Anniversary Birthday Bash on Saturday, March 22nd from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its Brewery at 2470 Bates Avenue in Concord. The star of the party: The […]

CSB comments on sulfuric acid release at Tesoro Martinez refinery


Monday, March 10, there was a second serious sulfuric acid release at the Tesoro Martinez refinery, resulting in exposures to two maintenance workers. The first incident occurred less than a month ago, on February 12, and also involved the release of sulfuric acid which caused serious injuries to two workers. The CSB will be sending […]

PG&E to strengthen its natural gas pipeline system locally


PG&E will be working soon in Concord, as part of its continuing campaign of strengthening its natural gas pipeline system and become an industry leader in pipeline safety excellence. PG&E to strengthen its natural gas pipeline system update LOCAL CONCORD INFORMATION – Work is expected to begin soon, and is expected to continue through this […]