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USA: Security eject sit-in protest at Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

United States, Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 at 12:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Security ejected a group of activists as they attempted a sit-in protest at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) monthly meeting in Washington, DC Thursday.

The We Are Cove Point demonstrators carried out the action in protest at FERC's failure to address a Request for Rehearing of its order approving Dominion Resource's construction permit for the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal. Demonstrators attempted to deliver a petition with 20,000 signatures demanding FERC order construction at Cove Point to stop while it considers the health, safety and legal issues raised by the Request For Rehearing filed by Earthjustice.

The protesters were forcibly evicted from the premises and had the doors locked behind them.

Cove Point LNG Terminal is located near Lusby, Maryland, and receives imported LNG.

Courtesy of popularresistance

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Security ejected a group of activists as they attempted a sit-in protest at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) monthly meeting in Washington, DC Thursday.

The We Are Cove Point demonstrators carried out the action in protest at FERC's failure to address a Request for Rehearing of its order approving Dominion Resource's construction permit for the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal. Demonstrators attempted to deliver a petition with 20,000 signatures demanding FERC order construction at Cove Point to stop while it considers the health, safety and legal issues raised by the Request For Rehearing filed by Earthjustice.

The protesters were forcibly evicted from the premises and had the doors locked behind them.

Cove Point LNG Terminal is located near Lusby, Maryland, and receives imported LNG.

Courtesy of popularresistance

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