Stopping the Spur–Derailing the Oil Company Train

When Phillips Petroleum decided to begin transporting highly flammable crude oil to its refinery on the Nipomo Mesa, it had no idea of the kind of determined opposition it would stir up, nor that a small but determined group of citizens would ultimately prevail and send its plan back to the drawing board.

Stopping the Spur, Derailing the Oil Company Train, June 22, 2018