Image from RAN
We got some updates from the folks demonstrating at Chevron that they asked us to share--here's their account, courtesy of RAN's Ginger Cassady.
UPDATE: The seven activists who pulled off today’s action at Chevron’s Richmond refinery are in Contra Costa County Jail being processed.
5 PM-- Climbers are hanging from the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge right now, calling on Chevron to take responsibility for its oil pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon.
Last week, the 30,000 Ecuadoreans affected by Chevron’s toxic legacy in the Amazon issued a moving “Open Letter to the United States” calling on Americans to stand with them in demanding justice. Today, a group of RAN activists heeded their call by unfurling a banner reading “Chevron Guilty, Clean Up Ecuador” from the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in the shadow of Chevron’s Richmond refinery:
Climber Matt Leonard made this video while hanging from the Richmond Bridge:
More at SF Gate.