Officer Denies Motion To Rehear Megaloads Case
A hearing officer has rejected a motion to reconsider his decision in favor of a plan by ExxonMobil to haul massive loads of equipment along a scenic highway in north central Idaho.
Former state judge Duff McKee rejected the request Monday filed by critics of Exxon's plans to ship the oversized …
Misleading Information On Critters Harmed In Oil Spill
The damage to wildlife because of the ExxonMobil oil spill in the Yellowstone River seems small. Only about 20 critters have been observed covered with oil, but that count is misleading according to wildlife biologist Doug Inkley at the National Wildlife Federation.
A Call For Full Discloser
Environmental groups are calling for full disclosure from Exxon to determine whether tar sands corrosion played a role in the Yellowstone oil spill. Dirty fuels campaigner at Friends of the Earth, Alex Moore says tar sands oil can corrode pipelines more quickly.
Foes Appeal Hearing Officer Ruling On Megaloads
A group of north Idaho residents has asked a hearing judge to reconsider his ruling in favor of ExxonMobil's plans to haul dozens of oversized loads of equipment along U.S. Highway 12.
Last month, hearing officer Duff McKee handed the oil company a victory when he recommended that the Idaho Tran…
Baucus Presses ExxonMobil For Answers To Spill
Senator Max Baucus wants Montanans hurt by the ExxonMobil oil spill on the Yellowstone River to be repaid.  In a letter to the Exxon Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, Baucus pressed the oil company for answers to the cleanup and the cause of the pipeline burst.