7 Tar Sands Blockaders Arrested After Locking to Keystone XL Pipeline Truck in Livingston, TX!
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**UPDATE: 1:20PM – Final blockader arrested. Total of 7 arrested today
The final blockader, #LoneStarTammie, has been arrested and put in police car.
**UPDATE: 1:10PM – Police are dismantling truck axle.
One blockader is holding tight! The 3 others have been arrested. 1 of 6 arrested so far is a journalist.
**UPDATE: 12:30PM – Workers are giving water to our blockaders.
Human compassion shines brighter than Keystone XL’s industrial devastation!
**UPDATE: 12:00PM – Another Sheriff SUV just arrived.
There are currently 7 law enforcement vehicles on site, and we’re not backing down!!
**UPDATE: 11:30AM – State Troopers have Arrived! Police are Threatening “Pain Compliance” if Blockaders Don’t Release from Truck
Careful with our friends who know that the cost of inaction is far riskier! Three support blockaders have been arrested. Four remain locked to undercarriage of pipeline truck. SHARE for their SAFETY and the safety of all who will come next!! This is only the beginning! – bit.ly/kxlfj2
**UPDATE: 11:00AM – Rural Sheriffs are on the scene, 3 Arrests Have Been Made So Far – Have You Shared Their Stories With Your Friends, Yet?
The rural sheriffs haven’t seen anything like this before! Three support blockaders have been arrested. Four remain locked to undercarriage of pipeline truck.
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**10:00AM – 4 Blockaders Have Locked Themselves to a Pipe-carrying Truck In Livingston, TX, bringing construction on the Keystone XL pipeline to a stop!!
Bravery in Texas!
This morning four landowner advocates and climate justice organizers have locked themselves to the underside of a massive truck carrying 36″ pipe intended for Keystone XL construction. The truck is parked, idled at the entrance of the pipeyard, rendering construction activity impossible. Seven blockaders total are onsite risking arrest.
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