25 May 2015 08:11 PM EST
A woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.
The Coast Guard said, student activist Chiara D'Angelo requested assistance getting down from her perch on the Arctic Challenger in the Bellingham harbor around 9:30 a.m. Monday.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer said, D'Angelo was checked for hypothermia and then released.
Shearer said], The Coast Guard cutter Ospry spent the weekend monitoring the activists but took no action.
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