Environmental Radicals Take Battle To Suburbia

Following an outbreak of attacks and an FBI alert, the former Earth Liberation Front leader said, "Today, you build a luxury home, you can . . . expect it to be burned down."
June 16, 2004, 11am PDT | Jeffrey Goodman
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From Maine to San Diego, the radical group called the Earth Liberation Front is waging a war against suburban sprawl through violence, vandalism, and arson. The movement, cited as a source of domestic terrorism by the Department of Justice, hopes to curtail suburban growth by creating unacceptable losses for developers. Contractors in sensitive areas have increased security but worry that eco-terrorism is on the rise following a series of attacks in Washington State.

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Published on Monday, June 14, 2004 in The Seattle Times
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