FILE - In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, Chiara D’Angelo hangs suspended in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. In her defense, D’Angelo argues that that her illegal action was necessary to avoid more serious harm; she faces a $20,000 fine.
FILE - In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, Chiara D’Angelo hangs suspended in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. In her defense, D’Angelo argues that that her illegal action was necessary to avoid more serious harm; she faces a $20,000 fine. Reese Semanko AP
FILE - In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, Chiara D’Angelo hangs suspended in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. In her defense, D’Angelo argues that that her illegal action was necessary to avoid more serious harm; she faces a $20,000 fine. Reese Semanko AP

Woman who tied onto anchor chain in Bellingham Bay says protest was necessary

February 28, 2016 08:53 AM