Chevron appeals ruling on refinery upgrade

July 20, 2009 5:37:20 PM PDT
Chevron filed an appeal Monday to overturn a recent court decision that put a stop to its upgrade project at the Richmond refinery.

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Some 1,300 construction workers lost their jobs after a judge halted the project earlier this month.

Community groups opposed to the refinery plans called the ruling a victory for the environment, but Chevron will argue in its appeal that the project will replace equipment with newer, cleaner technology that uses less energy and lowers emissions.

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