Gulf Shores city council is deciding the fate of Hangout Festival’s request to continue for 4 more years this week. A petition is circulating for Baldwin County Beach area residents to voice their support. 1,000 signatures by May 11 are needed.
Tarsands are already shipping through metro Mobileâ€™s residential neighborhoods and downtown business area, with plans to eventually increase to more than 120 carloads of tar sand oil per day. That translates to more than 2 million gallons of oil entering the city every day. The danger to the community far outweighs any potential benefit.