I live in southeastern San Luis Obispo — two blocks from the railroad tracks — and am opposed to Phillips 66’s plan to build an oil train terminal at its refinery on Nipomo Mesa.
I do not want crude oil trains coming by my neighborhood three to five times per week (or more). In June, a crude oil train derailed and caught fire in Mosier, Oregon.
I just learned that Mosier Mayor Arlene Burns will be in San Luis Obispo for a rally and march protesting
Phillips 66’s plan.
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The rally is Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Mitchell Park.
Two years ago, Mosier passed a resolution saying it wanted no oil trains coming through town. The federal government and Union Pacific ignored them and did it anyway. Mosier did not have a choice.
We do. Say “No” to the oil train terminal in
San Luis Obispo County.
San Luis Obispo