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Protesters gather outside the Roxbury Lateral Pipeline site early Wednesday morning (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR).
Protesters gather outside the Roxbury Lateral Pipeline site early Wednesday morning (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR).
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Spectra Energy received federal permission on Wednesday to start service of its controversial natural gas pipeline in West Roxbury. The Houston-based company says it will begin transmitting gas to its customer, National Grid, in Boston on December 1.

This morning, about 30 anti-pipeline demonstrators gathered at the West Roxbury site where work on a gas pumping facility has just finished.

The demonstrators say they'll keep fighting and will seek an injunction to prevent the pipeline from operating.

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Bruce Gellerman, senior correspondent for WBUR. He tweets @audiobruce.

This segment aired on November 23, 2016.

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