One of the concerns residents along Highway 12 have raised is about blockage of the road during medical emergencies, when a resident might need to travel the route quickly to get to the emergency room - as one of the plaintiffs did while suffering anaphylactic shock. Conoco, in its filings with ITD, has now committed to have an ambulance follow every load, at its expense, to address that concern.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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