Progressives and environmentalists won big last Thursday when the Richmond Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the refinery modernization project EIR, amended to include climate justice, clean air, and safety mitigations. The project could start immediately, but Chevron is appealing. Come to the Richmond City Council meeting 7/22, 6pm. Keep the pressure on!
Report on Planning Commission hearing and the conditions for approval.
How to get involved in the campaign of the Richmond Progressive Alliance.
How Chevron's slick media strives to control Richmond, SF Gate editorial, David Helvarg.
Photos by Juan Reardon.