Articles Tagged With ‘Oil’




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No new oil drilling on the Central Coast

The Obama Administration announced Friday that there will be no new oil drilling leases on the Central Coast of California for at least five years. [KCBX] The federal government’s new oil and gas leasing program... (Continue reading)

Phillips 66 appeals rail spur denial

Phillips 66 appealed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission’s denial of its rail spur project to the county Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, the last day the company could challenge the commission’s denial. In... (Continue reading)

Steve Martin flips on Nipomo rail spur

Paso Robles mayor and San Luis Obispo County supervisor candidate Steve Martin has changed his position on the Nipomo rail spur project. Martin initially supported the Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur, but he now says,... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission denies Phillips 66 rail spur project

After more than eight months of hearings, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday to deny the controversial Phillips 66 rail spur project. Commissioners Don Campbell and Jim Harrison dissented. Phillips... (Continue reading)

Government should focus on facts, not emotion

OPINION by GARY KIRKLAND The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 Railroad spur extension on Sept. 22. At that hearing many speakers opposed the extension as it might... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission again delays rail spur decision

For the seventh time, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 rail spur project, and for the seventh time, the commission failed to reach a conclusion on the... (Continue reading)

Phillips 66 rail spur likely to get planning commission approval

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission has indicated it will approve a scaled-down version of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur. Commissioners are expected to voted 3-2 in favor of the project at a meeting... (Continue reading)

Public comment on Phillips 66 rail spur drags on

More than 100 public speakers addressed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission Thursday during the agency’s third hearing on the Phillip 66’s proposed rail spur. The planning commission has yet to start deliberating about... (Continue reading)

Hundreds descend on SLO to protest Phillips 66 rail spur

Opponents of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur came from across California Thursday to protest the project as it appeared before the San Luis Obispo County Planing Commission. An estimated total of more than 500 people... (Continue reading)

SLO County staff seeking denial of Phillips 66 rail spur

San Luis Obispo County staff is recommending denial of Phillips 66’s proposal to build a rail spur so that crude oil currently delivered by pipeline could be transported to the Nipomo facility by rail. The... (Continue reading)



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