Mayor featured in Gasland documentaries speaks in Santa Maria July 25

Protecting Private Property Rights from Oil Exploitation

Calvin Tillman, the former mayor of Dish, Texas will speak on how to protect your private property rights when they are threatened by fracking and other intensive oil extraction techniques. Tillman was featured in the Oscar-nominated documentaries GASLAND and GASLAND 2.


Santa Maria Public Library

Shepard Hall

421 S. McClelland, Santa Maria

One block south of Cook Street between Broadway and Miller.

Free public parking lot and nearby transit stop.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Presentation followed by question and answer session.

Suggested Donation: $5

Tillman had been a supporter of “responsible drilling” when the industry came to his town where he had built his “dream home.” However, due to the impact of fracking and the significant impact to the town of Dish, Texas his children experienced health problems and his property rights were trampled. As he said, “My dream was taken from me.”

For more information on Tillman, visit or


Presented by Santa Barbara County Action Network

For more information, contact:

Ken Hough, 805.563.0463, or

July 25, 2014 at 12pm - 1:30pm
Santa Maria Public Library - Shepard Hall
421 S McClelland St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
United States
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