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Vermont Gas pipeline demonstrator arrested in Essex

Vt Digger - - 8:53 am Fri Jun 19th, 2015

One demonstrator was arrested Thursday after her locking her arms around a length of pipe at a Vermont Gas worksite.

Johanna Anderson, a 28-year-old activist and outdoor educator from Plainfield, handcuffed herself to an immovable casing pipe at the construction site for several hours in protest of the construction of a Vermont Gas Systems pipeline extension.

Anderson is a member of Rising Tide Vermont, an activist group that "organizes and takes direct action to confront the root causes of climate change and to facilitate a just transition to resilient and equitable land-based communities," according to its website.

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Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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