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Montana pipeline protester avoids jail, must pay restitution

BILLINGS, Mont./March 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —An Oregon climate change activist avoided jail time and was ordered to pay $3,775 in restitution by a Montana judge on Tuesday after he was convicted of illegally shutting down a crude oil pipeline. State District Judge Daniel Boucher noted that defendant Leonard Higgins had no prior serious convictions as … Continue reading Montana pipeline protester avoids jail, must pay restitution