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Elderly Protester Halts Construction of Keystone XL in Oklahoma

A 79-year-old woman was arrested in Oklahoma on Tuesday for locking herself to a piece of construction equipment used in building the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Nancy Zorn attached herself to an excavator by placing a bike lock around her neck. She was detained after halting construction for several hours. The group Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance says it is escalating protests against the Keystone XL in Oklahoma following ExxonMobil’s tar sands pipeline spill in neighboring Arkansas.

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