18 Sep '11, 7pm

How to Help Ordinary Heroes in Wild Idaho Fighting #TarSands #megaloads #nokxl

How to Help Ordinary Heroes in Wild Idaho Fighting #TarSands #megaloads #nokxl

Ordinary Heroes Standing Up To Big Oil In Wild Idaho Published by Sparki , September 18th, 2011 global warming 0 Comments It’s not at the White House or Obama for America rallies. It’s on the highways and byways of Wild Idaho. While hundreds sat in at the White House for “a very civil disobedience ” at the White House, Wild Idaho Rising Tide lived up to their name by stepping up the campaign against massive tar sands truck shipments with rowdy protests and street blockades. The so-called “heavy hauls” or “megaloads ” are carrying huge pieces of equipment (the size of a house) shipped over from South Korea to Portland, OR and then floated up the Columbia and Snake Rivers to Lewiston, ID. In Lewiston, they have waited for a green light to complete the journey to Alberta. The megaloads have been challenged in the Montana and Idaho courts and regulatory channels for over a yea...

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