For Immediate Release
Thursday, March 2
Nell Greenberg, 510.847.9777
San Francisco, CA— After nearly five hours of deliberations, today a jury has convicted eco-activist Tim DeChristopher, 29, of two felonies for placing false bids at an oil and gas lease auction. DeChristopher could face as much as 10 years in prison.
In response, Rebecca Tarbotton, executive director of Rainforest Action Network, issued the following statement.