Posts Tagged with "richmond"

Energy Should Not Cost Lives

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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Energy Should Not Cost Lives

Last night, a massive Chevron oil fire sent toxic plumes of smoke into the skies of the San Francisco Bay area, sending thousands in nearby communities indoors to seek shelter. Residents of Richmond, where the refinery sits, expressed frustration and concern over the incident to television news and cited numerous similar events in the refinery’s [...]

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Chevron’s Worst Year Ever, Episode 3: Richmond, CA

Thursday, May 24, 2012

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Chevron’s Worst Year Ever, Episode 3: Richmond, CA

This has been one of the worst years ever for Chevron. From it’s ongoing massive legal losses in Ecuador, to offshore disasters in Brazil and Nigeria, to the tragic deaths of its employees in several locations, including right here in California. This is the third in a series of statements we’re posting as we prepare [...]

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Anger, Frustration, And Unwavering Resolve to Bring Chevron To Justice In the Wake of Shareholder Meeting

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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Anger, Frustration, And Unwavering Resolve to Bring Chevron To Justice In the Wake of Shareholder Meeting

When the delegations from affected communities emerged from Chevron’s shareholder meeting today, the anger and disappointment were palpable. But so was the passion and resolve. The crowd of close to 200 protesters outside welcomed the delegates with applause and cheers. Up to that point, the protest had been a lively and colorful affair, with a [...]

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Oil Spills Are Just Business As Usual for Chevron

Friday, December 10, 2010

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Oil Spills Are Just Business As Usual for Chevron

Oil is a dirty business. There’s just no way around it. Drilling for oil, transporting it across the globe, refining it into fuel – every step of the process is as dirty and destructive as can be. And that’s even when things go right. Of course, as we’ve all witnessed far too often, things don’t [...]

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Chevron And The Bittersweet California Election Results

Friday, November 12, 2010

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Chevron And The Bittersweet California Election Results

November 3rd was a bittersweet day. The day after the midterm elections, we found out that Prop 23 — the so-called “Dirty Energy Proposition” that was funded by Texas oil companies Valero and Tesoro along with the billionaire oilmen Koch brothers — had gone down in flames, which was most certainly good news. But Prop [...]

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Climate Action in Richmond, Virginia – Activists Lock Down at Bank of America

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

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Richmond, Virginia’s finest were truly in fine form yesterday – demonstrating that the heartland of coal and nuclear power remains attentive to the corporate security threat of climate justice activism. Significantly outnumbering the ranks of Rising Tide, Earth First, Mountain Justice and RAN activists, the coalition forces of the Richmond area police departments, state troopers, [...]

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