Stop supporting Chevron oil company
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The Aug. 6, 2012, fire at Chevron was the latest in a long list of failures that spewed toxins into the community. In the 2012 Chevron smoke deluge, Someone cited 14 incidents over the past 25 years. That’s very nearly one every other year. They include major explosions and fires in the plant and smoke overwhelming the community in 1999 and 1989. In those two, a total of 11 workers were injured, three critically. This is making global warming a bigger problem because of all the pollution in the air. Still, Chevron belittled Richmond for the lawsuit. Its spokesperson, Melissa Ritchie, said: “We believe the decision to pursue such a suit is a waste of the city’s resources and yet another example of its failed leadership.” Then later that year, Chevron spent $3 million to buy itself the mayor’s office and three council seats, which failed. This is ridiculous because they know what they're doing is wrong and no one should support them. They may have money, but they cant buy everyone.
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