Letters to the Editor

Who’s the Luddite?

Rail cars sit on a rail line at the Phillips 66 refinery on the Nipomo Mesa not far from the main tracks that pass by the refinery.
Rail cars sit on a rail line at the Phillips 66 refinery on the Nipomo Mesa not far from the main tracks that pass by the refinery. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

To Colin Wigglesworth ("Phillips 66 opposers,” Sept. 18), who rails against the “luddites” who oppose the Phillips 66 rail spur, and thinks that the only alternatives to burning the products of petroleum (a 19th-century energy source) are walking and riding bicycles: I drive an electric car powered from the solar panels on the roof of our house. So, who’s the Luddite?

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