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Protesters climb into pipeline to stop construction in Iowa

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Several protesters took to extreme measures to try to stop construction on an oil pipeline in Iowa.

Three people crawled into the pipeline, and refused to come out in Boone County. Oxygen was pumped into the pipeline to keep them safe.

The protesters say they are trying to protect fresh water supplies, and say they are willing to risk everything. 

According to the Des Moines Register, each protester was pulled out after police tied rope to their hands or legs.

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