Each month, significant progress is made to shield citizens from Phillips' intent to bring their crude oil trains through California's communities. The Mesa Refinery Watch Group puts out a newsletter detailing these stories. To access the latest news about the oil train fight, please click on the link below.
Read stories such as …
► How the LA Times has raised our fight to national status.
► How P66 may now try to become only a "little rail pregnant."
► How P66 is attempting to rewrite history and now blame their desire for rail on the Refugio oil spill.
► A SLO County fire chief confirms that P66's diluted tar sands is more dangerous than San Ardo oil.
► More evidence from P66's executives - they have no intention of shutting the Nipomo refinery.
► Another member of Congress and more cities reject P66's "crude-by-rail strategy."
► New regulations make oil pipelines even safer in California.
► Why the extraordinary weight of oil trains may be causing track failure and derailments.
► Opponents to crude-by-rail are labeled terrorists -- read our response.
HERE'S THE LINK TO OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER (IT'S ONLINE):
1. Read Online: If you want to read it on the Internet, you'll want to zoom in. After clicking on the above link, go to the black menu bar at the top. Click the white magnifying glass on the right side.
2. Read On Your Computer's Desktop: You can also download the newsletter to your desktop in PDF format. After clicking on the above link, go to the black menu bar at the top. Click the white download arrow in the center. That will also activate the "links" on the Contents Page.