UPDATE: The protesters have since come down from their tripods and were not arrested.
Environmental activists blocked all three gates to the site of the proposed Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Puget liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on the Tacoma Tideflats for several hours this morning in an effort to slow construction for the day. T
said Ryan Qualls, a 30- year-old Tlingit nation member and one of three people sitting atop a tripod, according to a press release
Climate activists are concerned that this project will lock the region into “natural” gas use for decades to come, cause environmental damage to the waterway as well as create a risk of industrial disaster.
Activists from the #NoLNG253 coalition say that taction building momentum toward a new wave of public opposition to this project. T to slow construction of the plant while the final regulatory processes are underway.