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Man emerges from Michigan oil line after protest
Fuel Fix ^ | June 25, 2013 | Associated Press

Posted on 06/25/2013 5:20:23 AM PDT by thackney

A protester has emerged from an oil pipeline at a southern Michigan construction site, ending a protest that lasted about 10 hours.

The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that Calhoun County Sheriff Matt Saxton says the man emerged about 5 p.m. Monday. Thirty-five-year-old Chris Wahmhoff was first reported inside the pipe about 6:45 a.m.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: energy; pipeline
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1 posted on 06/25/2013 5:20:23 AM PDT by thackney
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To: cripplecreek

pathetic pipeline protest ping


2 posted on 06/25/2013 5:21:06 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

The Dunkin’ Donuts ran out.


3 posted on 06/25/2013 5:28:13 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: thackney

Did his Mommy tell him it was time to come home for dinner?


4 posted on 06/25/2013 5:29:59 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: thackney

A 35 year old, professional protester, aka perpetually unemployed bum .......I’m sure his parents are really proud.


5 posted on 06/25/2013 5:32:07 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: Redleg Duke

I was guessing his flashlight battery went dead.

Yesterday I read an article that said he used a skateboard to go 2 miles into the pipeline.


6 posted on 06/25/2013 5:32:40 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: cripplecreek

The dipstick came out at 6PM, almost as promised. I guess it was time for din din?


7 posted on 06/25/2013 5:35:50 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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In a photo taken by protesters and provided to news media by the Calhoun County Sheriff Department, Chris Wahmhoff stands near the pipeline he crawled into this morning near Marshall.

Note: at the article linked above, this photo was tagged as being AP, but it is provided with the disclaimer above and not sourced to AP.

Enbridge protester emerges from pipeline 'in good health'
http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20130624/NEWS01/306240012/Protester-emerges-after-10-hours-spent-inside-pipeline?nclick_check=1
Kalamazoo man goes from decontamination to jail

“He was down there 10 hours,” Sheriff Matt Saxton said. “He advised us early in the morning he would come out about 5 p.m., and he came out almost at 5 p.m.”

“He was dirty but he appeared to be in good health,” Saxton said. “He was happy. It was bright in the sun but I think he is happy to be out.”

Saxton said Wahmhoff was put through decontamination at the work site because of chemicals in the interior coating of the pipe. He was taken from the scene in a Marshall Firefighters ambulance to Oaklawn Hospital for a check and then would be questioned by detectives before he was taken to the county jail....

Jason Manshum, a spokesman for Enbridge, said the pipe is part of a five-mile replacement section being completed. Workers were about to connect it to the original line.

He said the protest meant a lost day of work on the project. He said Enbridge and the pipeline construction crews will inspect the line to insure Wahmhoff did not damage it....

8 posted on 06/25/2013 5:41:57 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

And they didn’t start flooding the pipe with water, WHY ???


9 posted on 06/25/2013 5:46:48 AM PDT by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Salgak

Hydrotests cost money. They wait until completed or it leaks.

;-)


10 posted on 06/25/2013 5:47:52 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Give me two ball peen hammers and I’d have him out of there in a jiffy.


11 posted on 06/25/2013 5:50:02 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: thackney

If he really wants to prove that the pipeline causes all the problems published then he should be better so show life without oil, food, shelter....


12 posted on 06/25/2013 5:51:23 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: thackney
This is how all Lefty attention-whore protesters should be handled... ignore them, and they go away.
13 posted on 06/25/2013 5:52:29 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Religious faith in government is far crazier than religious faith in God.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

This “protester” proves that he is such a complete loser. Shouldn’t they arrest the idiot and fine him the cost of any damage and lost work day? I bet his mother (I’m sure he lives in her basement) is really proud of this complete moron. He’s 35 and “took his skateboard” into the pipe. Shouldn’t this delayed-maturation cretin maybe get a job, rather than riding his skateboard?


14 posted on 06/25/2013 5:58:07 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
PIPE DWELLER HAS EMERGED! (He had to poop)

 photo MIPing_zps6ed55a1c.jpg

Michigan legislative action thread
15 posted on 06/25/2013 5:59:13 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: thackney

Photos of the great Embridge protest of 2013. LOL

http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2013/06/kalamazoo_man_will_face_charge.html#/0

I think there we a total of 6 sign carriers.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 6:04:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: thackney

Who’s talking Hydrotesting ?? I’m talking CLOG REMOVAL (evil grin)


17 posted on 06/25/2013 6:07:13 AM PDT by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: thackney

This clown was essentially protesting against safety and progress. They do more harm than good because they drive up costs and cause corner cutting.

In fact the original spill investigation determined one thing these idiots never mention. Among other things, the investigation found that the state didn’t even have the required inspector on the payroll and hadn’t for nearly a decade.


18 posted on 06/25/2013 6:21:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I’ll betcha a couple of M-80’s would do the trick as well.


19 posted on 06/25/2013 6:21:27 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: thackney

Send a pig through that’ll get him out.


20 posted on 06/25/2013 6:21:55 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: cripplecreek

This pipe was to replace and improve the one that ruptured and spilled all that oil into the Kalamazoo last year. You’d think the nutz would be happy to have it replaced but I think it was the being improved part they hated.


21 posted on 06/25/2013 7:42:55 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Cyber Liberty

And it will carry twice as much of the devils fluid. LOL


22 posted on 06/25/2013 8:16:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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