Standoff In New Brunswick As Anti-Fracking Protesters Fight For ‘Next Seven Generations’

'I think the community is standing up for the environment, and the police are protecting the company, and that's not right.'
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    A February 10, 2010 photo of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police squad. (Photo/2010 Legal Observers via Flickr)

    A February 10, 2010 photo of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police squad. (Photo/2010 Legal Observers via Flickr)

    A snowy standoff took place in New Brunswick between Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and anti-fracking protesters on Sunday as Elsipogtog community members and their allies continue the fight to protect their land from shale gas exploration.

    Twitter users captured a lineup of “protectors” facing police along Highway 11 where energy company SWN Resources has trucks conducting seismic testing for shale gas.

    A snowy standoff took place in New Brunswick between Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and anti-fracking protesters on Sunday as Elsipogtog community members and their allies continue the fight to protect their land from shale gas exploration.



    Twitter users captured a lineup of “protectors” facing police along Highway 11 where energy company SWN Resources has trucks conducting seismic testing for shale gas.

    This article originally appeared in CommonDreams.


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