Posts Tagged ‘environmental justice’

Henry Clark and three decades of environmental justice

Henry Clark Occupy Chevron rally

Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin first saw Henry Clark, as so many have, at the gates of Richmond’s Chevron oil refinery. It was a blustery day in June 2003 and Clark was calling for environmental accountability from the oil company – as he has for many years – in front of an impassioned crowd of community…

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Richmond to host major meeting on environmental justice

Richmond will host a major meeting on environmental justice Thursday, with representatives from nearly a dozen federal agencies. (Image courtesy of City of Richmond Environmental Initiatives.)

Richmond will host a major public meeting on environmental justice and job creation Thursday, with representatives from nearly a dozen federal agencies as well as local officials, social-service providers and environmental and business groups. Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the departments of Justice,…

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