Utah: 21 Arrested After Blockade of 1st U.S. Tar Sands Mine

HeadlineJul 22, 2014

In Utah, about 21 people were arrested after activists locked themselves to equipment and blockaded construction at the first-ever tar sands oil mine in the United States. Utah Tar Sands Resistance said about 80 people joined the action against the mine in the Book Cliffs, which they say threatens to devastate land, water supplies and the climate.

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