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Press Conference: The True Cost of Chevron Is Too High

By Paul Paz y Miño and Kevin Koenig - True Cost of Chevron, May 22, 2015

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WHAT: A growing coalition of communities affected by Chevron’s operations and environmental organizations have announced plans to return to Chevron’s Annual Shareholders Meeting to denounce the company’s pattern of human rights abuses, environmental destruction, and attacks on democracy. Hundreds of thousands of signatures will be delivered to Chevron’s doorstep at the Wednesday meeting demanding change in the company’s policies and practices around world.

Humberto Piaguaje, Secoya Indigenous Leader, Ecuador
Lipo Chanthanasak, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Richmond
Gayle McLaughlin, City Council Member, Richmond
Andres Soto, Communities for a Better Environment, Richmond
Michelle Chan, Friends of the Earth
Paul Paz y Miño, Amazon Watch
Laura Livoti, Justice In Nigeria Now
Paddy Crumlin, International Transport Workers Federation, Australia
Linda Cavato,

True Cost of Chevron Network: Amazon Watch, Sierra Club, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Richmond Progressive Alliance, Justice in Nigeria Now, Friends of the Earth, Sunflower Alliance,, Communities for a Better Environment, Pachamama Alliance, Center for Environmental Health, Earthworks, Rainforest Action Network, Greenaction, Global Exchange, 350 Bay Area, Corporate Accountability International, and others

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