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ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM: 13 Arrested for Blockading Coal Train, Including Nobel Prize Winning Economist

Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, activism, activists, ecosystems, pollution, protection, humans, politics, nature )

- 2238 days ago -
Thirteen Canadians were peacefully arrested this weekend for blockading Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railway tracks in order to prevent the passage of coal from the United States and destined to be burned in Asia.

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Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Monday May 7, 2012, 3:00 pm
Yep, yep, yep. Time for earth abusing corporations to go down hard.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 7, 2012, 5:24 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Nicole W (646)
Monday May 7, 2012, 6:21 pm
thankfully they were only "peacefully" arrested

Past Member (0)
Monday May 7, 2012, 6:47 pm
Thanks, noted.

Jason S (50)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 12:21 pm
thanks, noted

Gary C (5)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 12:50 pm
Noted , Thankyou

Christine H (0)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 2:12 pm
No one harmed, good thing.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 4:28 pm
thank you

JL A (281)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 4:46 pm
Kudos to these brave souls put their words into actions to keep the media aware that it isn't our own energy needs being served by those who want to strip environmental protections while accessing natural resources...

Teresa Cowley (274)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 6:41 am
Kudos to these activists!

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 11:56 am
Very brave people indeed. This is an issue in which both sides feel passionately. They could have been harmed, but thankfully weren't. Bless them.
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