Tags: Alberta Tar Sands, City of Moscow, Environment, Kearl Oil Project, Megaloads, Police, Transportation
Friday, August 26 , 2011 -
A crowd of about 150 protesters turned to spontaneous civil disobedience and blocked a 413,000 pound Exxon-Mobil ‘megaload’ shipment on a downtown Moscow, Idaho street for about a half hour early this morning. Six arrests. The so-called ‘over-legal’ load is one of hundreds of Korean-made modules Exxon-Mobil Canadian subsidiary Imperial Oil wants to ship through the Northwest to build a bitumen extraction plant in the Alberta Tar Sands.