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10 ARRESTED IN WESTERN MASS PIPELINE PROTEST

By Stephanie Murray

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

BOSTON, AUG. 10, 2017.....Ten people were arrested on Wednesday for trespassing while protesting a natural gas pipeline under construction in the western part of the state, bringing the total arrests at the Kinder Morgan construction site to more than three dozen since work began in April.

Members of the Sugar Shack Alliance formed a human barricade to block workers from getting to the construction site of the 3.8-mile pipeline that cuts through Otis State Forest. The pipeline is slated to begin operation in November, according to Kinder Morgan.


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