Judge rules against ‘megaloads’ of tar sands equipment in Idaho

LA Times: A federal judge has ruled that the massive hauls of equipment bound for the Canadian oil tar sands cannot use a narrow highway that runs through forested areas and Nez Perce tribal lands in Idaho. Judge Lynn Winmill granted an injunction Thursday that halts the so-called megaloads -- the most recent reportedly weighing 644,000 pounds and stretching more than 200 feet -- until U.S. Forest Service officials finish a review of U.S. Highway 12 and consult with the Nez Perce, whose reservation is part......

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