55 Arrested at Keystone XL Pipeline Protest

Saturday, Jul 27, 2013  |  Updated 11:35 AM EDT
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55 Arrested at Keystone XL Pipeline Protest

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Mother was arrested at the scene.

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Fifty-five people were arrested during a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline Saturday morning.

Police said the group of demonstrators marched in the downtown area and some rushed in to the lobby of a building in the 1700 block of I Street NW.

The building demonstrators targeted houses the offices of Environmental Resources Management, a consulting firm hired to assess the pipeline's potential environmental impact.

Police and the building's management advised the group to leave. When they didn't, they were arrested for unlawful entry.

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