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Thu Aug 13 2009 (Updated 08/25/09)
Mobilization: Chevron Killing People and the Planet for Profit
Thu Aug 13 2009 (Updated 08/25/09)
August 15 Mobilization for Climate Justice at Chevron’s Polluting Oil Refinery in Richmond
On August 15th, hundreds rallied at the Richmond BART and then marched to the Chevron oil refinery. The protesters called attention to Chevron’s polluting oil refinery in Richmond, to oil industry expansions - killing people and the planet for profit, and to Chevron and Big Oil standing in the way of solutions to climate change. At the end of the march there was a non-violent civil disobedience action against the refinery. A critical mass, "bike for climate justice" also meet at the Richmond BART and followed the main march to the Chevron refinery.
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On August 13th, in solidarity with the Mobilization for Climate Justice, Earth First!ers took to the waters of the Bay reclaimed the Red Rock Island by dropping a 50' banner, just SW of the Richmond Bridge, reading "HEY CHEVRON: NO JOBS ON A DEAD PLANET."
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This action marks the launch of the Mobilization for Climate Justice whose goal is to empower community-based activists and networks to lead a global movement in confronting the root causes of climate change at home, while defining self-determination pathways for a new energy economy. Read more

Why we protest Chevron

True Cost of Chevron: Shareholders Protest | October 27 Rally Against Chevron Actions In Nigera | Theater Action and Demonstration at Chevron World Headquarters in San Ramon | Nonviolent Direct Action At Chevron Headquarters
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