UPDATE: Pipeline protesters removed from Ironworkers Memorial Bridge

Greenpeace Canada protesters have been blocking Kinder Morgan tankers for 34 hours

North Vancouver RCMP removed the last of the 12 pipeline protesters hanging beneath the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge on by Thursday morning.

The dozen demonstrators, who started their protest Tuesday morning, had stopped an oil tanker from leaving Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Terminal in Burnaby.

The 34-hour protest was organized by Greenpeace Canada.


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