Leonard Higgins

Leonard Higgins is a retired Oregon state government employee. His trial began Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Montana on felony charges carrying up to ten years in prison for shutting off the emergency valve on the Spectra Energy Express tar sands pipeline.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
'Valve-Turners' Putting Lives On the Line For Our Climate Emergency
In October 2016, while President Barack Obama was still in office, five climate change activists, including me, cut chains and closed emergency shutoff valves on five tar sands oil pipelines in four states. In one morning, we briefly stopped the flow of all Canadian tar sands oil into the United...
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