BREAKING: Two People Barricade Themselves Inside Keystone XL Pipe To Halt Construction, Winona TX
December 3, 2012
UPDATE: 9:20 am – Police threaten to use tear gas on peaceful protesters
Several sheriffs are shining flashlights into the pipe and threatening to use tear gas on the people inside. The blockaders are standing strong and remain barricaded inside the pipe.
UPDATE: 9:00 am – Police warn blockaders to leave the pipe or face arrest.
Police are demanding that the blockaders leave the pipe or be arrested. The blockaders refuse to comply.
UPDATE: 8:45 a/m – Sheriffs arrive on site and are consulting with workers and talking into the pipe.
UPDATE: 7:30 am – Workers arrive. Construction is effectively halted.
Twenty-two trucks and over thirty workers are on the scene with nothing to do.