Stories tagged: megaload
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Megaload rule change finds backing of Senate Transportation Committee
The Idaho Transportation Department received legislative approval Tuesday for a rule change that lays the foundation for a statewide permitting system for oversize trucks. The Senate Transportation Committee approved the …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2013, 12:01 p.m.
Judge halts megaloads on Highway 12 in Idaho
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Nez Perce Tribe and Idaho Rivers United, ordering a preliminary injunction blocking further megaload transports on scenic U.S. Highway 12 through …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013, 7:43 a.m.
Megaload fight headed to federal court
The Lewiston Tribune is reporting a court date has been set on a motion brought forth by the Nez Perce tribe to block oversized shipments of oil refinery equipment along …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2013, 7:59 a.m.
Megaload encounters few protesters in Montana
A 322-ton shipment of water purification equipment for an oil refinery operation in Alberta, Canada, passed through Missoula, Mont., early Tuesday. About 25 protesters briefly blocked the truck, but the …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 6:02 p.m.
Nez Perce plan continued megaload protests, litigation
Nez Pez Tribal Executive Committee chairman Silas Whitman said Wednesday that law enforcement efforts to curtail protests are escalating, but the tribe plans to continue blocking the path of a …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 6:37 a.m.
Protesters slow, but don’t stop, megaload truck through Nez Perce lands
LEWISTON — The megaload truck carrying oil refinery equipment through Nez Perce tribal lands northeast of Lewiston passed a line of protesters again Tuesday night, but not without a delay.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 12:30 a.m.
Megaload protest repeated on Nez Perce reservation
LEWISTON – With car headlights casting their shadows against a wall of the Clearwater River Valley on Nez Perce lands Tuesday night, protesters once again gathered in an attempt to …
Tue., July 19, 2011, 1:14 p.m.
Second megaload’s future uncertain
The smaller, first shipment by Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil crossed the Idaho/Montana border Monday night but — with a day left before the oil company’s permits with the Idaho Transportation Department expire …
Sun., July 17, 2011, midnight
ExxonMobil equipment goes through Moscow
MOSCOW – The first of two oversized loads of ExxonMobil refinery equipment set to leave the Port of Lewiston over a five-day span has started moving in North Idaho. The …
Sat., July 16, 2011, 3:18 p.m.
Oil equipment makes its way north on Hwy. 95
MOSCOW, Idaho — Some protesters were surprised when they showed up to the Pie Hole to find out Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil’s first oversized shipment of refinery equipment had already rolled through …
Wed., July 13, 2011, midnight
Megaloads security beefed up
LEWISTON – ExxonMobil has hired off-duty police in Lewiston to provide extra security for its refinery equipment during an environmental conference taking place near the Idaho-Montana border. Company spokesman Pius …
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011, 3:41 p.m.
First megaload reaches Montana border
ConocoPhillips says its first giant truckload of oversized oil refinery equipment has crossed northern Idaho on U.S. Highway 12 and arrived in Montana.