Nez Perce Tribe

Megaloads
5:59 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Limited Alternative Routes For GE’s ‘Megaloads’

One of the GE-made "megaloads" parked on Highway 12 near Lewiston, Idaho.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

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.

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Megaloads Halted
5:00 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Federal Judge Halts 'Megaloads' On Idaho Highway

Bett Haverstick Friends of the Clearwater.

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 4:58 pm

A federal judge has halted so-called "megaload" traffic through a wild and scenic corridor in Idaho.

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Oil Megaloads
6:24 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Nez Perce Attempt To Halt Oil Sands Shipment Through Reservation

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.

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