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Photos: Protesters Hit BP's 'Eco' Gas Station on Olympic (and Will Again, Tonight)

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As executives from the three companies responsible for the oil-spewing rig in the Gulf of Mexico testified before congress yesterday -- essentially, they all blamed each other for the mess -- a group of protestors took to BP's fancy, curvaceous and company-touted "green" Arco gas station at Olympic and Robertson.

The group of residents, somewhat affiliated with the Sierra Club's offshore drilling initiative , used black plastic and yellow caution tape to stage a mock oil spill it show why they think we need a moratorium on drilling off our coasts. Residents shouted and waved signs read “Clean it Up: Our Gulf Coast, Our Energy” and “No More Drilling”, “Clean Energy Now” and “Honk for Clean Energy.”

Another protest will occur today at the same location during evening rush hour. It will be one of the many across the country in what is being called Seize BP National Day of Action .

"The BP 'Green Curve' Station is a prototype 'green' gas station, the only one of its kind in the world and touted by the corporation as showing 'BP's commitment to balancing society's need for energy with a responsible approach to the environment.' But what's 'green' about 200,000 barrels of oil gushing daily into the sea?" the campaign asked in an e-mail. They'll be out there from 5 to 7 p.m.

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