Actress Hannah released after arrest
Actress Daryl Hannah has been released from a Texas jail following her arrest as she protested against a pipeline designed to bring crude oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast, it has emerged.
The Tyler Morning Telegraph reported today that Hannah was freed on a bond of $2,500 on Thursday night but faces criminal trespass charges.
Her release came hours after she was arrested in Winnsboro, about 100 miles east of Dallas.
Hannah and 78-year-old Eleanor Fairchild were arrested as they blocked heavy equipment in an attempt to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline through Fairchild’s land.
Fairchild was released on a personal recognisance bond.
Hannah was also arrested in August 2011 while protesting against the pipeline in Washington.
Her manager Paul Bassis told the paper: “When people engage in civil disobedience, it’s a last resort.”
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