CommonDreams – Arrests Follow Oil Train Blockade Done In Name Of Environment, Communities – 29 July 2014

commondreams“If federal and state regulators won’t stand up to the fossil fuel companies endangering our communities, then we, the people of those communities, will do so.”

Activists locked to cement-filled barrels blocking oil trains from reaching an oil refinery in Washington state. (Photo: @Seattle Activist)

Demanding an immediate halt to trains carrying Bakken crude oil through their communities, three demonstrators were arrested on Monday after blockading train tracks outside of the Tesoro oil refinery in northwest Washington state.

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