|Grassroots Routs Goliath
By Linwood Laughy & Borg Hendrickson
In spring of 2010, fifteen Upper Clearwater Valley friends gathered in concern for their safety, their homes and businesses, and the beautiful, wild place they love —the Lochsa-Clearwater Wild & Scenic River corridor.
With full support of Idaho’s state government, a Canadian subsidiary of ExxonMobil, Imperial Oil, intended to transform the corridor’s winding Highway 12 into a permanent heavy-haul truck route for gargantuan “mega-loads” of Asian-built equipment headed for the Alberta tar sands. (Read More...)