SLO Co. League of Women Voters on opposition to Phillips 66 rail proposal

Sep 8, 2015

The non-partisan San Luis Obispo County League of Women Voters took a stand this summer against the proposed Phillips 66 oil train project.

A train passing through San Jose, one of the many locations that have sent letters of concern to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission regarding the Phillips 66 oil train proposal.
Credit Flickr member Drew Jacksich

The oil company wants to increase rail accessibility to its Santa Maria Refinery due west of Nipomo.

The League says it shares the deep concerns of many in the community regarding safety issues surrounding this plan.

Neil Havik helped craft the League’s letter of concern and explains how the League came to its position on this controversial project.