Richmond Progressive Leaders Discuss Damning Report on Chevron

Gillian Edevane
18 November 2016

Richmond progressive leaders held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the findings of a damning report on Chevron’s pollution and political spending in the working class city. 

The report, titled “The Chevron Way: Polluting California and Degrading Democracy,” concludes that Chevron “systematically sought to control public opinion in Richmond” through donating millions to local elections. It also ridicules the company for its greenhouse gas emissions, which the report says double Shell and Exxon Mobile-branded facilities combined.

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