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Former Mayor Featured in Gasland Movies Launches California Speaking Tour

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By Jhon Arbelaez

July 24, 2014

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Calvin Tillman, former Mayor of Dish, TX

Calvin Tillman, former mayor of Dish, TX, is speaking to fracking affected communities in California this week, from July 24th through July 26th.

Calvin's story has been featured in the films Gasland and Gasland II.

He will be talking about his own experiences with fracking, effects on public health and the environment, and property rights.

Tour Dates:

San Diego – Thursday, July 24th, 6PM
The Community Room at La Jolla Villa Square
8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, San Diego, CA 92038

Santa Maria – Friday, July 25th, 12PM
Santa Maria Library – Shepard Hall
421 South McClelland Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Delano, Kern County – Friday, July 25th, 7PM
Center on Race, Poverty, and the Environment
1012 Jefferson Street
Delano, CA 93215

Hollister, San Benito – Saturday, July 26th, 12PM
Sunnyslope Elementary – Auditorium
1475 Memorial Drive, Hollister, CA 95023

San Luis Obispo – Saturday, July 26th, 7PM
San Luis Obispo Library
995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

The folks at San Benito Rising will be streaming the event in Hollister live online. You can click on the event link here to watch it on Saturday, July 26th, at noon PST. 

A special thank you to all the participating groups: San Diego 350, Santa Barbara County Action Network, Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, Clean Water Action, Earthworks, San Benito Rising and San Luis Obispo Clean Water Action.

Tagged with: texas, fracking, dish, california

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