09 Apr '11, 5am

NWF, Groups File Suit to Stop Massive Tar Sands Equipment Haul Through Montana

The National Wildlife Federation and Missoula County, along with other Montana-based conservation groups, have filed a lawsuit against Montana’s Department of Transportation (MDT) and ExxonMobil for a full environmental review of the impacts transporting mega-load trucks through Montana could have on the region. In addition to the impacts from the mega-load haul, conservation groups say that once the equipment is deployed, it will deepen the U.S. and Canada’s dependence on high carbon tar sands fuel mined in Alberta, Canada.

Full article: http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/News-b...

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