MTR DEMONSTRATORS Nine Mine Protesters Plead Guilty
Reported by: Bob Aaron
Videographer: Bob Aaron
Web Producer: Bob Aaron
Reported: Aug. 2, 2012 1:12 PM EDT
Updated: Aug. 2, 2012 5:58 PM EDT
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Some of the environmental activists arrested Saturday at a Lincoln County coal mine are pleading guilty to trespassing charges today. 20 people were arrested at the Hobet Mine in a weekend protest against mountaintop removal mining.
Several plead guilty to trespassing today and were fined 500 dollars and given a year's unsupervised probation. The protesters were in court trying to get their 25,000 dollar bonds cut when they decided to plead guilty.
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