Dozens arrested at pipeline protest

A protest against Canadian company TransCanada's planned $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, DC on Aug. 20 resulted in dozens of arrests, the Globe and Mail reported. The protest saw roughly 100 protesters gather outside the White House who were soon descended upon by US Park Police and SWAT team officers. The protesters say they will be back to protest every day until Sept. 3 outside the White House. The pipeline would carry millions of barrels of crude oil a week from the oil sands to the Gulf Coast.

Published: Wednesday, 08/24/2011 12:00 am EDT

A protest against Canadian company TransCanada's planned $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, DC on Aug. 20 resulted in dozens of arrests, the Globe and Mail reported. The protest saw roughly 100 protesters gather outside the White House who were soon descended upon by US Park Police and SWAT team officers. The protesters say they will be back to protest every day until Sept. 3 outside the White House. The pipeline would carry millions of barrels of crude oil a week from the oil sands to the Gulf Coast.

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