31 Jul '15, 3pm

The Shell standoff in Portland comes to a dramatic end

The Shell standoff in Portland comes to a dramatic end

The Fennica has left the building. Forty hours after Portland activists took to the Willamette River to block passage of the MSV Fennica, a Shell icebreaking vessel en route to the Arctic, the standoff came to an end. Thursday afternoon, several hours after protesters successfully forced the Fennica to turn around , a judge — after urging from Shell — ordered activists to abandon their posts blocking the Fennica’s route out of Portland and threatened Greenpeace with fines from $2,500 to $10,000 per hour. The activists — some parked in kayaks on the Willamette, others hanging from slings on the St. Johns Bridge — refused, and local authorities and the Coast Guard eventually forced them from their posts, making way for the vessel. The scene was dramatic. From The Oregonian : A police Special Emergency Response Team officer rappelled over the bridge and cut the lines connecti...

Full article: http://grist.org/article/the-shell-standoff-in-portland-c...

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Portland activists force Shell to turn around

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