09/11/2014 09:51 am ET

How 2 Guys, A Lobster Boat, And A District Attorney Just Made Climate History

On Monday, outside of the Fall River Justice Center near the border of Rhode Island, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter addressed a gaggle of eager reporters gathered for what they thought would be a multi-day hearing for two men who blocked a 40,000-ton shipment of coal from reaching New England’s largest power station last May.

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