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08 Sep 2019 | 01:10 AM UTC

US: Environmental groups to protest and strike in Washington, DC September 20-27

United States of America News Alert

Environmental groups plan protests and a strike in Washington, DC September 20-27; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/28/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Washington, DC

Event

Several environmental groups have called for a week of protest activity and a strike in Washington, DC between Friday, September 20, and Friday, September 27. Organizers have called on supporters to strike on Monday, September 23, and participate in a protest blocking roads and key infrastructure in the city, with the intention of causing significant business and transportation disruptions.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation and business disruptions are to be expected throughout the city during the protests.

Advice

Individuals in Washington, DC are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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