nti-oil and gasoline protesters have blocked the entry street to Scotland’s solely oil refinery by sticking themselves to the bottom utilizing concrete.
Activist group That is Rigged claimed accountability for the motion near the Ineos refinery at Grangemouth, close to Falkirk.
This Is Rigged stated 4 of their quantity used concrete to safe themselves to the street and delay their removing by police, whereas an extra two used glue to stay themselves to their compatriots.
Police later stated six folks had been arrested because of the motion.
The group, which has demanded the Scottish Authorities vocally oppose new licences for fossil gas developments and “and create a good and totally funded transition for oil staff”, claimed the motion has successfully halted the transportation of oil tankers from the ability.
Photos shared by the group seem to point out protesters laying throughout the street with their arms outstretched and their palms in buckets.
A 25-year-old member of the group of protesters, recognized solely as Jamie, stated: “We are able to not stand by whereas we head right into a local weather catastrophe.
“We should put an finish to the expansion of oil and gasoline to safe a protected future for everybody and never simply line the pockets of the wealthy.”
One other protester, recognized solely as Xander, stated: “Each second this street to Ineos is open propels us additional and additional into local weather collapse.
“It serves solely the earnings of Jim Ratcliffe, the UK’s second richest man, on the expense of extraordinary folks.
“We are able to’t enable it to go on any longer. We’d like a good transition for staff to renewable vitality.”
This motion is the newest in an obvious escalation by the group previously week, with one other blockade of the identical street happening final week, together with related motion on the Nustar terminal in Clydebank and two That is Rigged members scaling the Kelpies sculpture close to Grangemouth on Sunday.
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland stated: “We’re conscious of protesters on the Ineos website in Grangemouth.
“Quite a few arrests have been made and officers stay in attendance.”