I have been so pleased and encouraged to see a good number of letters opposing the building of the rail spur for Phillips 66 in our county.
I would like to make a suggestion that you go one step further and send a copy of the letter to your county supervisor.
They need to receive sack loads of mail opposing the oil trains!
The staff of the Planning Commission recommended a “no” vote based on environmental, safety and health concerns, but the Planning Commission voted to approve.
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Now it will go before the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and they need to hear a clear strong “no” from their constituents.
Our Board of Supervisors are the only legal entity that can say “yes” or “no” to this project.
This gives us a great advantage and a huge responsibility.
I hope we will not fail the adults and children in Oregon and Washington, along with our fellow citizens in California.
Maggie Fertschneider, Atascadero