14 face charges after protest at Pilgrim nuclear plant in Plymouth

Fourteen anti-nuclear activists are facing trespassing charges after demonstrating against the relicensing of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, police said today.

“There was a scheduled picketing demonstration and the organizers were given an area where they could picket,” said Plymouth Police Lieutenant Victor Higgins. “Fourteen individuals, after they were warned not to encroach upon an area, continued to walk in the area, and they were placed in custody for trespassing.”

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