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SLO Clean Energy Crossroads Rally

On Monday, March 13 join hundreds of San Luis Obispo County residents and allies from across California to call for a just transition away from dirty fossil fuels and towards a clean energy economy. Right now, SLO County is under attack from big oil; from the threat of oil trains to fracking to offshore drilling, (More...)

Stop Oil Trains: Board of Supervisor Hearings

Speak out at the upcoming SLO County Board of Supervisor Public Hearings. Phillips 66 wants to bring over 7 million gallons of toxic, explosive crude oil by train through SLO every week. Phillips 66 has appealed the Planning Commission’s denial to the SLO County Board of Supervisors. The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors (More...)

Protect California’s Water: Stop Aquifer Exemptions

  Friends- Please sign onto this statewide letter against aquifer exemptions. Both individuals and groups may sign. Deadline is Tuesday February 28th. Please share and forward widely. This letter to Governor Brown and California State Legislators urges them to take action right now to protect our water and safeguard our communities by demanding state oil (More...)

Love Letter Campaign!

Campaign Idea: For V-Day and the original deadline date for the exemptions to be resolved set by the EPA (Feb 15th, 2017) we are decorating our own signs telling what we love and taking a “selfie” and we will post on our website, Facebook page, and print them off to deliver to State Senator Monning’s (More...)

Congressman Carbajal

Protect Price Canyon meets with incoming Congressman, Salud Carbajal! Thank you so much to Erica Reyes for arranging a meeting with the Congressman! Erica, along with Greg Haas, (staff for the Congressman) attended our Jan 9th, 2017 meeting expressing interest in our campaign, providing feedback, and contact information to follow up. Five members of Protect (More...)

Standing SLO

Standing SLO Leaders Roberto Monge and Violet Cavanaugh reach out to Protect Price Canyon! Special thanks to Violet and Roberto for attending our Jan 9th, 2017 meeting! Violet spoke to the group and made a moving case for solidarity between progressive groups. As she spoke about the growing nationwide movement to “Protect”, to not just (More...)

Women’s March, SLO

  Protect Price Canyon Members to March in solidarity Please join us if you can! We will have a table and be passing out flyers. What/When: This event is a local San Luis Obispo march in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington on Jan 21. This is a PRO peace movement and INCLUSIVE march. (More...)

Demurrer is Overruled

Good news! On November 2, 2016 Judge Barry T. La Barbera overruled Freeport McMoRan’s motion to dismiss the Center for Biological Diversity lawsuit  challenging state oil regulators (DOGGR) “rubber stamping” of an application to the EPA for an expansion of an aquifer exemption in Price Canyon. Read the official ruling here. (More...)

Public Notice of Determination

California Department of Conservation does an about-face? This is significant! While this does not have a direct administrative impact on the AGOF application. The aquifer within the field is not one of the 11 historically exempt aquifers involved in the Determination. This does, however, send shock-waves through the industry in advance of the aquifer exemption (More...)

Rally to Protect SLO’s Water, Say No to Big Oil’s Bullying!

On Oct 13th, 2016 Protect Price Canyon supporters hold a rally outside County Courthouse  Before we know it, more than 70 aquifers in California could become trash dumps for the oil industry. State oil regulators are considering asking the Environmental Protection Agency to exempt these aquifers from the federal Safe Drinking Water Act so that (More...)