Annual Coastal Cleanup Nets 30 Bags of Trash

Coastal-Cleanup-11-group Annual Coastal Cleanup Nets 30 Bags of Trash

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Nearly 30 volunteers from Chevron Pascagoula Refinery partnered with the Pascagoula River Audubon Center for the Mississippi Coastal Cleanup in October.  This year, the group focused on an inshore and land-based cleanup in the Bayou Chico area of Pascagoula, gathering 30 bags of trash, including items like plastic bottles, tennis balls, food wrappers and fishing line.
Special thanks to the following Chevron volunteers, family members and friends who participated in the clean-up (from left): Amy Brandenstein (PGPA),  Marianna French (community), Katty Pierre-Charles (Technical), Jamie Olsen (community), Trudi Dixon (PGPA), Joe Williams (Lab), Matt Johnson (M&R), Mike Dean, (M&R), Brad Jednat (M&R), Greg Byrd (M&R), Kevin Rempel (M&R), Bart Phillips (M&R), Tony Burch (B&S, project champion), Steve Brown (Technical), Tracy Weems (community), Kenny Cumbest (M&R), Maggie Eaves (Technical), Chris Hults (Blending), Beth McDaniel (Crude II), Ernie Martin (M&R), JL Israel (M&R), Daniel Webb (M&R), Brooke Taylor (community), David Tadlock (community), David Taylor (IT), Missy McCreary (community), Shannon Crane (HES) and (front row) Emma Brandenstein and Kershlyn Tadlock.

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Chevron Celebrates Earth Day, Supports Environmental Events

PRAC10 Chevron Celebrates Earth Day, Supports Environmental Events

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Chevron Pascagoula Refinery celebrated Earth Day with a series of events and outreach activities.

On April 21, Chevron and Mississippi Power hosted more than 100 environmental and community partners for an appreciate dinner. Acclaimed nature photographer Stephen Kirkpatrick told stories and answered questions about his experiences in the field.

The following day, nearly 200 students from Magnolia Middle School in Moss Point visited the Pascagoula River Audubon Center to participate in hands-on Earth Day activities, including water sampling and garden planting. Chevron sponsored the event, and refinery volunteers led some of the activities.

On April 23, Chevron volunteers helped collect waste at Jackson County’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Gautier. Hundreds of vehicles lined up to responsibly dispose of paint, cleaning supplies, motor oil and other types of household waste.

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