A Seadrift environmental activist bonded out of jail Thursday after she was arrested during a demonstration against the scheduled dredging of Matagorda Bay.

Police arrested Diane Wilson Wednesday afternoon by pulling her away from a boat and black coffin she and other protestors had laid in a roadway in front of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building in Galveston, she said.

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Chase covers breaking news, crime and courts for the Advocate. He graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's in mass communication and journalism. He can be reached at 361-574-1286, crogers@vicad.com or at @chasedrogers on Twitter.

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