Activists arrested in Burrillville, RI for protesting gas expansion project


From RI, August 13th and 14th, 2015. Articles, photo, and video by Bob Plain and Steve Ahlquist.

Police arrested two environmental activists arrested this morning who were protesting a methane gas pipeline project in Burrillville, Rhode Island, by chaining themselves to a gate at the project site.

“I’m taking action today because as a parent and being a pediatrician compels me to use any and all nonviolent means to stop this project,” said Nordgaard in a prepared statement.

Click here or here to read more about the actions of University of Rhode Island physics professor Peter Nightingale and Massachusetts pediatrician Curt Nordgaard.


Thanks, Peter and Curt, for helping us all move beyond extreme energy!

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