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May 5, 2009

Environmental Protest Round Up: 1 May

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Filed under : Enviornment News

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Environmental protest takes many forms and is as often defined by local culture as by the nature of the problem. This week’s round-up looks at how three different locations have been involved in very different forms of protest.

In County Mayo, Ireland, between 12 and 15 masked men used iron bars and a digger to damage a Royal Dutch Shell installation. The Corrib Natural Gas Field is the focus of environmental protests because the pipeline being laid between the offshore gas field and the mainland is considered a pollution risk by the local, predominantly agricultural, community.

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