Crude-by-Rail in Oakland? Say NO on Tuesday, June 10

Tanker rail carsA resolution opposing transportation of hazardous fuels through Oakland will soon be considered by the Oakland City Council.  The first step is a meeting of the Public Works Committee.

Tuesday, June 10, 11:30 AM
Oakland City Hall, first floor

If passed, this will go to the full council shortly thereafter.  If you are available Tuesday, please attend to express support for this important step in the campaign against crude-by-rail, fossil fuels and climate change.

Councilmembers Kalb, Gibson-McElhaney and Kaplan are recommending that the City Council adopt a resolution “to oppose transportation of hazardous fossil fuels material, including crude oil, coal, and petroleum coke, along California waterways, through densely populated areas, through the City of Oakland.”  Please come to show support!

People who want to speak need to fill out a speaker card in person before each item starts or on line at http://www2.oaklandnet.com/Government/o/CityClerk/s/SpeakerCard/SpeakerCard/OAK032373

Please see more information for speakers here:  http://www2.oaklandnet.com/Government/o/CityClerk/s/SpeakerCard/index.htm


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