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Sally green foiled the London airport

December 8 2008

British police have arrested 39 environmental activists who infiltrated today on the protected area of London Stansted Airport and impair its function.

At the rally attended by about 50 activists of Plane Stupid, advocating for reducing carbon emissions into the atmosphere. Environmentalists around 3 am (6.00 GMT) tried to break into the protected zone of the airport and to block its work.

They brought with them the concrete blocks and metal fencing to build a "barricade" on the runway, to which then chained themselves.

The airport was forced as a precautionary measure for two hours to close the runway, which reopened just after 8 am (11.00 GMT).

In total, the airport was canceled more than 20 flights, while others depart and arrive at Stansted almost hour delay, informs RIA Novosti news agency .

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