Coast Guard cites Portland protesters, initiates civil penalties

Coast Guard cites Portland protesters, initiates civil penalties
WARRENTON, Ore. — Investigating officers from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, in Warrenton initiated civil penalties against seven individuals, Thursday, who interfered with the safe operation of the vessel Fennica on the Willamette River near Portland. Elizabeth Mount, Benjamin Reynoso, Michael Luurtsema, Katharine Loncke, Mark Floegel, Caroline Hansley and Sharon Spencer were issued and will...

Coast Guard cites Bellingham protesters, initiates civil penalties

Coast Guard cites Bellingham protesters, initiates civil penalties
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Bellingham, Wash., assist Chiara D’Angelo, an activist, down from the anchor chain of Arctic Challenger in the Port of Bellingham, May 25, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham) SEATTLE — Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound investigating officers initiated civil penalties, Friday, against four individuals who entered an established safety-zone...