Won't this bring in a lot of jobs?

Raven’s estimates for jobs have been all over the place, ranging from 300-500 permanent jobs. But refineries twice this size only employ around 300 people. Also, most of these jobs require a specific skill set that the average person is not qualified for. In addition, Raven is already signing MOUs (an intent to do business) with construction companies in Austin and Houston after promising jobs to locals.

Won't this bring in a lot of jobs?

Raven’s estimates for jobs have been all over the place, ranging from 300-500 permanent jobs. But refineries twice this size only employ around 300 people. Also, most of these jobs require a specific skill set that the average person is not qualified for. In addition, Raven is already signing MOUs (an intent to do business) with construction companies in Austin and Houston after promising jobs to locals.

Geothermal means we don’t have to worry about emissions, right?

Geothermal only addresses the way that the plant will be powered. If this is correct, there may not be any carbon emissions. But this is a deceitful claim since there will still be all the other emissions that a refinery produces – many of which cause cancer and other serious health issues.

Geothermal means we don’t have to worry about emissions, right?

Geothermal only addresses the way that the plant will be powered. If this is correct, there may not be any carbon emissions. But this is a deceitful claim since there will still be all the other emissions that a refinery produces – many of which cause cancer and other serious health issues.

This is opening in 2017?

This claim is completely unrealistic. As of February 2017, Raven has not filed for any permits with the TCEQ, a complicated process that is estimated to take around two years to complete.

This is opening in 2017?

This claim is completely unrealistic. As of February 2017, Raven has not filed for any permits with the TCEQ, a complicated process that is estimated to take around two years to complete.

Don’t we need this oil?

It is true that we use oil in our everyday lives. But Raven has stated that the oil that will be refined here will be sold to Mexico. Our community will be getting all of the health risks associated with refineries but none of the benefits.

Don’t we need this oil?

It is true that we use oil in our everyday lives. But Raven has stated that the oil that will be refined here will be sold to Mexico. Our community will be getting all of the health risks associated with refineries but none of the benefits.

Won’t this be great for our tax base?

Raven’s property is right in the corner of Duval County, and while Duval’s tax base may be expanded. Webb and Jim Hogg are downwind and will incur all of the risks without the tax benefit.

Won’t this be great for our tax base?

Raven’s property is right in the corner of Duval County, and while Duval’s tax base may be expanded. Webb and Jim Hogg are downwind and will incur all of the risks without the tax benefit.