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Eye On Boise

Conoco offers ambulances to follow each load

Lawyers and parties at ITD hearing on Friday (Betsy Russell)
Lawyers and parties at ITD hearing on Friday (Betsy Russell)

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
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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