Lipo Chanthanasak – Richmond, CA
Lipo Chanthanasak is a member of APEN (Asian Pacific Environmental Network) and a Richmond resident who is impacted by AB 2722.
“Fleeing persecution, Lipo came to Richmond, CA as a refugee. Near his home is Chevron, a massive oil refinery. Residents have voiced concern about a stream of greenhouse gases and respiratory disease. For over a decade, Lipo has worked with other Laotian community members to push for regulatory controls on the refinery’s pollution and stopped its expansion.”