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Daryl Hannah for tying self to White House gates

  • by MATTHEW DALY
 

ACTRESS Daryl Hannah has been arrested after tying herself to the gates of the White House in Washington in protest at a proposed oil pipeline from 
Canada.

The Splash star was among celebrities and environmental activists demanding that President Barack Obama reject the Keystone XL project, which they say would carry “dirty oil” that contributes to global warming.

Many business groups support the 1,700-mile pipeline as a source of jobs and a step towards North American energy independence.

Hannah was charged with failure to disperse and obey lawful orders, and released on $100 (£65) bail. Robert F Kennedy jnr, president of New York environmental group the Waterkeeper Alliance, and civil rights leader Julian Bond were also arrested during the protest.

 
 
 

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