10 Arrested During Pipeline Protest in Richmond
Richmond police have arrested 10 people during a protest against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond police have arrested 10 people during a protest against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Police tell media outlets that nine people were cited for being in a roadway and one person was charged with disorderly conduct.
The arrests occurred on Monday morning during a protest near Dominion Virginia Power's headquarters.
The natural gas pipeline is a joint venture between Dominion Resources, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources. The $5 billion pipeline would run 550 miles through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.
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