(CBS) — More than 1,000 people are expected to rally outside the BP Refinery in Whiting, Indiana on Sunday.

Organizers say it’s part of a global ‘Break Free from Fossil Fuels campaign.

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Activist Olga Bautista says it’s time BP end the processing of petcoke, an oil byproduct, that she says can cause serious health issues.

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“The families all over this community are coming together saying that we want a different kind of community, a community that puts our health and the health of the workers in this industry and their safety first.”

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A spokesman for BP says the company respects the rights of citizens to peacefully protest.