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Excelaron appeals $6 billion lawsuit dismissal

By KAREN VELIE An appellate court will determine if San Luis Obispo County officials should be able to have a lawsuit dismissed after their staff provided deceptive information in an apparent attempt to mislead the plaintiff. In what could become... (Continue reading)

Excelaron weighing options, considering appeal

An attorney for Excelaron, the company seeking to drill as many as 12 oil wells in the Huasna Valley near Arroyo Grande, said she is considering appealing last week’s dismissal of a more than $6 billion lawsuit she filed against... (Continue reading)

SLO County hit with $6 billion property rights lawsuit

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Excelaron, the company seeking to drill as many as 12 oil wells in the Huasna Valley near Arroyo Grande, filed a more than $6 billion lawsuit against San Luis Obispo County. In the lawsuit filed Monday, attorney... (Continue reading)

Huasna Valley and California’s war on oil and gas

OPINION By ALEX ALEXIEV And so the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to not allow drilling for oil on a private property in the Huasna Valley. While it was a given that the three environmental... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande oil extraction project denied

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday against Excelaron’s plans to drill for oil in the Huasna Valley and in support of the planning commissions’ March rejection. The plan called for drilling as many as 12 wells on the... (Continue reading)

Excelaron seeking continuance on oil drilling application

Officials with Excelaron, the company seeking to drill as many as 12 oil wells in the Huasna Valley near Arroyo Grande, plan to ask the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors for a continuation. [Tribune] Excelaron’s planner Carol Florence... (Continue reading)

Huasna oil plan stirs comment

County supervisors Tuesday listened to a parade of people during a half-day public hearing as they voiced opinions on a proposed Excelaron oil drilling plan in rural Huasna Valley. No action by the board is expected until August 21. Opponents... (Continue reading)

Benefits of Arroyo Grande oil wells outweigh impacts

OPINION By ROCK ZIERMAN Last weekend, Japan shut down the last of its 50 nuclear power plants that have provided power to the island nation since 1966.  As a result, they will be at the mercy of energy imports from... (Continue reading)