16 October - OIL REFINERY BLOCKADED
Climate activists launch blockade of the UK's busiest oil refinery Hundreds of Crude Awakening protestors board trains to join the blockade. 12 climate activists have blocked the sole access road to Coryton oil refinery in Essex, the UK's busiest oil depot and the largest supplier of oil to London. The all woman group, affiliated to the Crude Awakening, are locked to immobilized vehicles on both lanes of the road, preventing oil tankers from leaving the refinery to deliver oil to London.
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