Six Arrested Attempting to Block Oil Train to Canada

EcoWatch: When police arrived last night to break up the peaceful protest, six people who refused to leave the scene were arrested after trying to destroy scaffolding with a chain saw. Local news media reported a surprisingly large number of law enforcement officials who responsed to the action, including troopers from the state police. Trains running through Maine carry crude from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, where it is extracted--fracked--by blasting a high pressure mix of water, silica and......

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