Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and Seven Elves Arrested Blocking Gas Storage Facility

December 23rd, 2014

“‘As a greenhouse gas, methane is carbon dioxide’s younger and more dangerous brother,’ said biologist Sandra Steingraber in a video documenting Monday’s action. ‘It is 86 times more powerful at trapping heat than carbon dioxide. So the methane that will inevitably leak from these caverns, and the pipelines that feed them, will be trapped in the atmosphere. So scientists—plus Santa and elves together—are standing in solidarity with residents of Seneca Lake and we’re going to shut this place down.'” CommonDreams.org covers We Are Seneca Lake‘s Christmas blockade. Read the article/watch the video