Diamond Pipeline protests continue | Arkansas Blog

Monday, January 16, 2017

Diamond Pipeline protests continue

Posted By on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 2:28 PM

click to enlarge NEAR PROTEST SCENE: At Valero refinery. - WMC TV MEMPHIS
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  • NEAR PROTEST SCENE: At Valero refinery.

Protesters
, described as being mostly from Arkansas have handcuffed themselves to barrels at the Memphis terminal of Valero in protest of the Diamond Pipeline being built across Arkansas. KAIT has this report.

The pipeline will carry crude oil from Oklahoma to Memphis and protesters fear the environmental impact. An earlier protest led to arrests near Forrest City.

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