Category Archives: Event News

Articles about past or upcoming events of general interest to climate activists,

Five Climate Activists Arrested in Everett Blocking Oil Trains

In a protest coordinated by Rising Tide Seattle five climate activists, one perched atop a tripod of poles and the others locked to its legs situated over BNSF Railway train tracks in Everett were arrested on Sept 2nd.  According to the Seattle Times the incident resulted in three trains being delayed and others diverted around the blocked tracks – without damage to any railroad property.