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16/2/05....Eden chipmill blockade with 9 arrests against woodchipping of native forest

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----- Original Message -----
From: harriett swift
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 5:49 PM
Subject: chipmill blockade


Police use a cherry picker from the South East Fibre Exports chipmill on Wednesday to remove a man from a tripod blocking the road to the mill. Other protestors used a tree sit to stop trucks delivering their loads to the mill.

Nine people were arrested during the nine hour blockade.

CHIPSTOP campaign against woodchipping the south east and east gippsland forests PO Box 797 Bega NSW 2550 Australia 02 64923134/ 0414908997 http://www.chipstop.forests.org.au

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