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Portland Activist arrested for Greenpeace Banner Hang in PA - Faces felony Charges

Portland activist Josh Raisler Cohn was arrested this week after a banner drop at coal plant in Pittsburgh. He faces charges of four state misdemeanors, three state felonies, and two federal felonies.

After hanging a banner on one of the dirtiest coal plants in the country to protest the Bush Administration's energy plan, six peaceful Greenpeace activists were charged with multiple state and federal felonies. The four women and two men scaled the 700-foot smoke stack at the Hatfield's Ferry power plant, 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, and unfurled a 2,500 square foot banner that read, "The Bush Energy Plan Kills - Clean Energy Now!"

Photos | Banner Hang on PA Smoke Stack = State and Federal Felonies

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