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Climate protesters block the Coryton oil refinery in Essex

Felix Gonzales

19th October, 2010

A film runs through the highlights of last weekend's protest at the Coryton oil refinery in Essex, UK

Last weekend hundreds of protesters blockaded the road to the Coryton Oil Refinery in Essex, the UK's busiest oil depot.

The demonstration was supported by a large number of activist groups including; Plane Stupid, UK Tar Sands Network, Earth First and Camp for Climate Action.

Protesters said they had managed to stop around 375,000 gallons of fuel from leaving the depot, owned by Petroplus, during the blockage.

Find out more: www.crudeawakening.org.uk

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