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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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Chittenden, VT 05737 (Set as Local)
Addison, VT 05491 (Set as Local)
Orange, VT 05641 (Set as Local)
Plainfield, VT 05650 (Set as Local)
Essex, VT 05452 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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