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Leonard Higgins

Trial Begins For Oregon Man Accused Of Shutting Down Spectra Energy Pipeline
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Jury selection and opening arguments began today in the trial of an Oregon man who sought to call attention to climate change by shutting down an oil pipeline near Big Sandy.

Officials charged Leonard Higgins with criminal mischief and trespassing after he allegedly broke into a fenced area and closed a Spectra Energy pipeline valve in 2016.