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22 people arrested during Massachusetts pipeline protest

 


SANDISFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Twenty-two people have been arrested on trespassing charges during an ongoing protest at a natural gas pipeline project in western Massachusetts.

State police say the demonstrators refused orders Saturday to leave a restricted construction area in Sandisfield. Most of those arrested are from Massachusetts. One is from Vermont, and another is from Wyoming.

Troopers say the arrests were peaceful and similar to other arrests at the site in recent weeks.

Demonstrators are protesting an easement that allows the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. to widen its right of way thro...



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