Hundreds protest Chevron in Richmond

Marchers from Occupy Oakland and many other communities joined Richmond activists to commemorate Earth Day with a protest of Chevron on Friday evening, April 20.  Chevron is both the largest greenhouse gas polluter in the State of California and the largest company in the state—a perfect example of how the 1% is devastating our environment. About 200 people gathered at Richmond BART, welcomed by Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, who expressed her support for Occupy.  After a few speeches and music led by Occupella, the group marched to Richmond’s Civic Center.  … Continued

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