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Flower Power vs. Dirty Energy at Chevron Refinery

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Featured, World News & Events on 7th August, 2013 | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Noah Chandler210 people were arrested at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, CA on Saturday. Here’s why:

Refineries, Rights and Richmond, CA: Weekend Workshop Puts Residents and Nature in Charge

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 4th September, 2012 | No Comments

Chevron-Explosion-8Rights of Nature laws create a right to legal standing, offering citizens a revolutionary new way to protect the vitality of the ecosystems we live in and depend upon. Can rights of nature be brought to Richmond, home of the recent Chevron explosion? This upcoming seminar aims to tackle that question and more.

Chevron Explosion Ignites Local Activists

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 7th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

Chevron-Explosion-7Last night, in our own backyard, Chevron’s refinery in Richmond, CA had an explosion and fire. Though damage reports are still coming in, luckily no refinery workers or local residents were killed. Check out the pictures, plus what activists are doing in response.

From The Chevron Program: Chevron Could Close Richmond Refinery

Posted by in Community Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 19th January, 2010 | No Comments

NOTE – in February, The Chevron Program at Global Exchange will launch The Chevron Program blog. Today, Chevron announced that it is shrinking its refining business, including laying off workers. It did not say where or which refinery or refineries would be affected. It will announce the change in March. Over the past several weeks, […]