Algonquin pipeline opponents arrested after blocking construction

by Akiko Matsuda for The Journal News

MONTROSE – Nine people were arrested Monday morning after blocking the entrance to Spectra Energy’s parking lot for the Algonquin pipeline construction.

State police spokeswoman Trooper Melissa McMorris said police were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. to 207 Albany Post Road, Route 9A, where dozens of people were protesting the ongoing pipeline construction.

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