Judge Warns Atlantic Sunrise Protesters – Feds are Comin’ for Ya

As MDN previously reported, anti-fossil fuelers opposed to the Williams Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project–a $3 billion, 198-mile pipeline running through 10 Pennsylvania counties to connect Marcellus Shale natural gas from PA with the Williams’ Transco pipeline in southern Lancaster County–are using the same (losing) playbook to oppose Atlantic Sunrise as they used to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline (see Protesters Try to Resurrect Failed ND Pipeline Fight in Lancaster). Namely, they say they will use “civil” disobedience to protest and block workers from engaging in construction work on the pipeline. Yeah, just like their “peaceful” protests in North Dakota (see Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Turn Violent; Coming Here Next?). On Friday, a federal judge warned these “peaceful” protesters that if they attempt any of their shenanigans in Lancaster County–if they block access–they will be hauled off to jail by the U.S. Marshals Service. Grab your popcorn and head to Amish County, this could get interesting…

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