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4 activists arrested in oil pipeline shutdown attempt : 4 activists arrested in oil pipeline shutdown attempt

Feb 04, 2019 - The Canadian Press

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - Four climate-change activists from the Catholic Worker movement were arrested Monday in an attempt to shut down an Enbridge oil pipeline in north-central Minnesota.

The four broke into a fenced area southeast of Grand Rapids that contains shut-off valves for three Enbridge pipelines around noon Monday, said their spokeswoman, Diane Leutgeb Monson. After a period of prayer and offerings, she said, they then called to warn the company of their plans to turn off the Line...