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  • ExxonMobil recognized for air pollution reduction

    ExxonMobil’s bulk fuel terminal in Spokane Valley has been recognized for its pollution control efforts by the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency.


  • Amy Goodman: Paris climate meeting critical

    Business as usual in carbon economy will lead to catastrophe.


  • Motley Fool: Consider adding black gold to investment portfolio

    Does one of the largest companies in the world belong in your portfolio? Consider ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), with a recent market value topping $400 billion.


  • Environmentalists win megaload challenge

    BOISE – A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Forest Service had the authority two years ago to intervene in Idaho’s decision to permit a series of massive shipments …


  • Oil company backs off plan to use U.S. 12 for megaloads

    HELENA – An ExxonMobil subsidiary has stepped back from plans to haul oversized oil refinery equipment to Canada along scenic two-lane highways in Idaho and Montana. Imperial Oil has applied …


  • Exxon subsidiary applies for new ‘megaload’ route

    Imperial Oil has applied to the Montana Department of Transportation for permits to transport about 300 smaller versions of the so-called megaloads to Alberta via interstates 90 and 15, transportation …


  • Superloads will divert to Third Avenue

    A series of superloads coming through Spokane will travel down a portion of Third Avenue during the next several months because they don’t fit under a bridge over Interstate 90.


  • Idaho won’t require escorts for oversized loads to mill

    BOISE – The first oversized load hauled by the Nickel Bros. on scenic Highway 12 in north-central Idaho traveled without any state police escorts, and the Idaho Transportation Department now …


  • ITD drops police escort rule for megaloads

    The first Nickel Bros. megaload on scenic Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, which crossed into Montana late Monday night, traveled without any state police escorts – and the Idaho Transportation …


  • Hearings denied on pulp mill megaloads

    BOISE – Idaho’s transportation director refused Friday to allow hearings that could delay a new proposal to send megaloads of equipment across scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho. Several …


  • ITD says no hearings on new megaloads proposal

    Idaho’s transportation director refused Friday to allow hearings that could delay a new proposal to send megaloads of equipment across scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, including several wide …


  • Company plans to resize, reroute megaloads through Spokane

    Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil on Monday announced a new route for the company’s Canada-bound, Korean-made oil field equipment: right through Spokane on U.S. Highway 395 and Interstate 90. ExxonMobil’s initial plan to …


  • Mini-megaloads could rumble through Spokane

    Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil has announced that some of its controversial megaloads, instead of traveling a scenic route in Idaho, may instead rumble through Spokane on U.S. Highway 395 and I-90.


  • Idaho megaload foes lose a round, vow more

    Idaho hearing officer and retired district Judge Duff McKee today rejected a motion for reconsideration from opponents of megaloads of oil equipment traveling on U.S. Highway 12, but the opponents …


  • Oil left in broken pipeline removed, and more to come

    BILLINGS – An official with the Environmental Protection Agency says a procedure to remove residual oil from a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline in the Yellowstone River in south-central Montana recovered …


  • ExxonMobil beefs up megaloads security for conference

    ExxonMobil has hired off-duty police in Lewiston to provide extra security for its refinery equipment during an environmental conference taking place in north-central Idaho.


  • Scope of damage unclear on Yellowstone River

    LAUREL, Mont. – Authorities struggled Sunday to gauge the environmental and crop damage from tens of thousands of gallons of oil that spilled into the Yellowstone River, as Montana’s governor …


  • Eye on Boise: Megaloads may take both route options

    It’s possible that megaloads of oil equipment bound for the Kearl oil sands development in Canada could take both identified routes through Idaho – scenic U.S. Highway 12, where the …


  • Ruling favors megaloads

    BOISE – More than 200 megaloads of Korean-made oil equipment bound for Canada should be given the go-ahead to roll across northern Idaho’s scenic U.S. Highway 12, an Idaho state …


  • Hearing officer recommends OK for megaloads

    Retired Judge Duff McKee, a state hearing officer, has issued a 63-page ruling on the proposed Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil megaloads on Highway 12, recommending they be permitted.


  • Loads permitted for CdA

    BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department has issued the first two permits for modified megaloads of oil field equipment to travel up U.S. Highway 95 to Coeur d’Alene, then turn …


  • Modified megaloads to roll through CdA

    The Idaho Transportation Department has issued the first two permits for modified megaloads of oil equipment to travel up U.S. Highway 95 from Lewiston to Coeur d’Alene, where they’ll turn …


  • ITD board drops 10-minute rule for future megaloads

    BOISE – Idaho’s top transportation officials voted unanimously Thursday to eliminate the state’s 10-minute limit on traffic delays from oversized loads traveling Idaho roads, including megaloads. The Idaho Transportation Department …


  • ITD eases traffic-delay rules for megaloads

    The Idaho Transportation Board has voted unanimously to eliminate the 10-minute limit on traffic delays from oversized loads traveling Idaho roads, including giant megaloads.


  • Megaloads could skip U.S. on rail-truck Canada route

    BOISE – What if giant loads of oil field equipment didn’t have to enter the United States to get from Asia to the Alberta oil sands project in Canada, and …


  • Megaloads hearing wraps up; decision due in June

    After three weeks, testimony in the contested case hearing on more than 200 proposed megaloads on U.S. Highway 12 wrapped up today with disputes over how much the giant loads …


  • ITD, oil company happy with megaload test run

    BOISE – A “test module” for proposed oversize loads on U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho made it to Montana this week, but it took weeks to arrive and caused …


  • ITD calls test megaload a ‘success’

    A “test module” for proposed megaloads on U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho that made it into Montana this week took weeks to arrive and caused a five-hour power outage …


  • Megaloads hearing to enter third week

    A contested-case hearing over plans for hundreds of giant megaloads of oil equipment to travel through a scenic Idaho river canyon will stretch into its third week next week, after …


  • Idaho state police warns of ‘threats’ to megaloads

    BOISE – The Idaho State Police believes there may be an attempt to disrupt megaload shipments on U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, an ISP official told a state hearing …


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