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Keystone XL protesters arrested in downtown Houston

Keystone XL protesters arrested in downtown Houston

POSTED: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 5:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 5:14am

Police advised those arrested that they faced up to a $1,000 fine and 180 days in jail

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Thirteen Keystone XL opponents were arrested Monday during a protest in downtown Houston after they refused to move from the front of pipeline owner TransCanada’s offices.

The 13 activists were among dozens of demonstrators to gather outside of the office building at 717 Texas Ave., chanting slogans like “climate change has gone too far,” as they stood in opposition to the pipeline.

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