Thursday, October 4, 2012

Richmond Residents Stand Up To Chevron

The Richmond, CA City Council voted for a resolution pushing Chevron to become a better corporate citizen in the city that Chevron has neglected for decades, even as its refinery pollutes and harms the health of people who live there. Take it from the Ecuadorians who have suffered at Chevron's hands for five decades in the rainforest, it will take much more than a resolution, but at least it's a start.

“Chevron must invest in good jobs and economic development for Richmond residents,” said community leader Lipo Chanthanasack, “like a good person, take full responsibility for the explosion and assure us this type of thing will never happen again.”

We're not holding our breath.

Read about it here.

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