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Giant oil rig arrives in Port Angeles as protesters take to waters off Ediz Hook

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Screen Shot 2015-04-18 at 19.53.25Giant oil rig arrives in Port Angeles as protesters take to waters off Ediz Hook

By Chris McDaniel and Paul Gottlieb: Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — A 355-foot-tall offshore oil rig entered Port Angeles Harbor at 7:10 a.m. for a two-week stay, and it was met with protesters in kayaks and inflatable boats obeying a Coast Guard safety perimeter around the huge vessel.

Greenpeace protesters wrapped up early in the afternoon, said Cassidy Sharp, Greenpeace spokeswoman for the Arctic Works campaign. It was uncertain if protesters will be active on Sunday.

Protest was made without incident, said Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Dana Warr. read more

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Protesters meet Arctic drill rig in Washington harbor

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Associated Press article published by The Houston Chronicle 17 April 2015

Protesters meet Arctic drill rig in Washington harbor

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Protesters in kayaks greeted a rig that could be used for oil drilling in the Arctic as it arrived Friday in Washington state following a journey across the Pacific that included being boarded by Greenpeace activists.

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The 400-foot Polar Pioneer was due to be offloaded in Port Angeles, on the Olympic Peninsula, to have equipment installed.

About three dozen protesters took to the water, many of them in kayaks, as the rig arrived in the harbor at 7 a.m., the Peninsula Daily News reported (http://is.gd/hgRrhp ). read more

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