Saturday, 16 October 2010

Climate Activists Blockade Coryton Oil Refinery

With news from France that protests by striking workers have already jeopardised supplies of airport fuel, it was the turn of of UK activists from the groups making up Crude Awakening to stage their own direct action, heading down to Stanford-le-Hope in Essex to blockade Coryton Oil Refinery, the busiest in the UK. Here's a video from Sky News of police making arrests and some photos from the #crudeawake photo feed - including a Essex-bound train full of activists and coppers and pictures from outside the refinery:

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