Contact us now
(860) 536-0004

Protesters Halt Construction Work for Three Hours

picketingSome 350 people picketed the Algonquin Gas Transmission Company site on Tower Hill Road in Chaplin beginning around 5 a.m.Monday morning. While they picketed, Bernardo McLaughlin, a member of Capitalism vs. The Climate, locked himself to a piece of construction equipment for three hours until he was removed by police. This protest was one of many to the expansion of the Algonquin Pipeline. McLaughlin has stated, “I placed my body here because we’re out of options. The political class has decided they can survive climate catastrophe and written the rest of us off as acceptable losses. Nobody is coming to save us. Our only hope is organized grassroots power and direct action.”

Read more here.

%d bloggers like this: