Oil train protests across the country

Thanks to Google Search, July 10, 2016
[Editor:  UPDATE on July 20 – see also #StopOilTrains Week of Action Highlights 2016.  – RS]

As part of the STOP OIL TRAINS Week of Action, there were protests and activist events at many locations around the country this weekend.  Here is a sampling, thanks to Google Search:

SLO County residents rally against Phillips 66 oil-by-rail proposal

The San Luis Obispo Tribune
SLO County residents rally against Phillips 66 oil-by-rail proposal …. at Mitchell Park in downtown San Luis Obispo to protest a proposed Phillips 66 rail spur that …

Community members rally against oil trains 

KSBY San Luis Obispo News15 hours ago
It was all for the Second Annual March and Rally Against the Phillips 66 Oil Trains Project. It’s a grassroots effort to protest a plan by Phillips 66 to bring crude oil …

Story image for protest oil trains from goskagit.com

Kayaks float down Skagit River to protest oil train expansion

goskagit.com
A train carrying oil cars crosses the Skagit River railroad bridge as kayakers reach the bridge Saturday. Protesters formed a flotilla to protest oil trains on the …

Story image for protest oil trains from WMTW Portland

Anti-oil transportation protest held in Maine’s twin cities

WMTW Portland
The protest was organized by community organizations STAND, 350 Maine and the Maine Stop Oil Trains Team, which hope to convince government officials to …
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