Mayor featured in Gasland documentaries spoke in Santa Maria July 25

Protecting Private Property Rights from Oil Exploitation

Calvin Tillman, the former mayor of Dish, Texas spoke on how to protect your private property rights when they are threatened by fracking and other intensive oil extraction techniques.

The video of his presentation will be shown on SMCTV (Comcast Channel 25 in Santa Maria) from August 6 to August 30, 2014 as follows:

  • Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m.
  • Thursdays at 9 a.m.
  • Saturdays at 10:30 p.m.

It is also available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=t0U-2qwVAkY.

Tillman was featured in the Oscar-nominated documentaries GASLAND and GASLAND 2. He warned what could happen if members of the local community did not take preemptive action to avoid the impacts oil development has had on his community.

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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 www.CalvinTillman.com or www.ShaleTest.org.

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Presented by Santa Barbara County Action Network

www.sbcan.org

For more information, contact:

Ken Hough, 805.563.0463, or ken@sbcan.org

WHEN
July 25, 2014 at 12pm - 1:30pm
WHERE
Santa Maria Public Library - Shepard Hall
421 S McClelland St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
United States
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Ken Hough · · 805.563.0463

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