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Phillips 66 oil-by-rail plan rejected once again

Mar 14, 2017
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Opponents of the Phillips 66 oil-by-rail project celebrated Tuesday after the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted three to one to deny the company’s appeal. 

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The proposal by Phillips 66 to increase the number of trains bringing crude oil to its Santa Maria refinery will not move forward with a recommendation by the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. 

Draft Environmental Impact Report

A decision on the proposal to increase the number of trains capable of delivering oil to the Phillips 66 refinery just west of Nipomo will not be made until at least October 5, 2016.

Draft Environmental Impact Report

A plan to increase the number of trains carrying shipments of crude oil along the Central Coast is on hold until at least late September.

Draft Environmental Impact Report

The final ruling on whether Phillips 66 can increase the number of oil shipments by train along the Central Coast is expected to be made in the coming months. 

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A hearing is set for Thursday and Friday for the public to finally sound off on the Phillips 66 rail spur proposal.

Draft Environmental Impact Report

A public hearing regarding the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Project in San Luis Obispo County is scheduled for early February. 

Passions running high over Phillips 66 rail spur plan

Oct 16, 2015
Draft Environmental Impact Report

A plan to increase oil-by-train shipments to the Phillip 66 refinery in southern San Luis Obispo County has energy workers, community groups, and a growing list of municipalities speaking up about whether its an idea the county should embrace or shelve. 

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The Grover Beach City Council will send a letter to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission opposing the Phillips 66 oil train proposal for its Santa Maria Refinery on the Nipomo Mesa. 

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