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Gasoline fundraiser for school supplies rankles and pleases

 

October 4, 2019



SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A major U.S. oil company encountered criticism and appreciation Thursday for its pledge to donate $1 to local school projects for every tank of gasoline purchased, as New Mexico schools and state government grapple with an increasing financial reliance on the fossil fuel industry.

Chevron Corp. announced this week it would make up to $5 million available to support school initiatives in communities across the country through its “Fuel Your School” program that urges people to fill up the gas tank at its stations and help a school.

About $75,000 was earmarked for...



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