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Gas smell from Tesoro Refinery in Pacheco

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Emergency crews have pinpointed the source of many smell complaints this morning.

People living in Martinez and surrounding cities complained of a strong gas-like smell. The nearby refineries were contacted and it turns out a propane valve leak at the Tesoro Refinery in Pacheco is to blame.

The refinery says there is no hazard or health worries associated with the smell.

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