Nez Perce Tribe http://nwpr.org en Limited Alternative Routes For GE’s ‘Megaloads’ http://nwpr.org/post/limited-alternative-routes-ge-s-megaloads <p>A subsidiary of General Electric says it’s looking for alternative options for moving huge water purification equipment from the Northwest to Alberta, Canada. A route through the middle of Idaho turned into a legal battle with the Nez Perce Tribe. But options appear to be limited.</p><p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 00:59:45 +0000 Jessica Robinson 36323 at http://nwpr.org Limited Alternative Routes For GE’s ‘Megaloads’ Federal Judge Halts 'Megaloads' On Idaho Highway http://nwpr.org/post/federal-judge-halts-megaloads-idaho-highway <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/09/091313JR_Megaloads_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>A federal judge has halted so-called "megaload" traffic through a wild and scenic corridor in Idaho.<p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:00:45 +0000 Jessica Robinson 34147 at http://nwpr.org Federal Judge Halts 'Megaloads' On Idaho Highway Nez Perce Attempt To Halt Oil Sands Shipment Through Reservation http://nwpr.org/post/nez-perce-attempt-halt-oil-sands-shipment-through-reservation <p></p><p>The national debate over oil development took an unusual turn on an Idaho highway early Tuesday morning. For nearly two hours, members of the Nez Perce Tribe blocked the passage of a giant water evaporator headed for the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:24:51 +0000 Jessica Robinson 32100 at http://nwpr.org