Another Megaload Snow Job

[Thursday transports postponed: see note below.]  Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night seems to stop the incessant onslaught of tar sands construction traffic through Moscow.  Why would it, when ExxonMobil, one of the largest corporations on Earth, has never played by Nature’s rules, not to mention the weather restrictions of its Idaho Transportation Department permits.  But with a 50 to 100 percent chance of one to two feet of snow and/or rain predicted for the megaload parking/staging area near Lookout Pass during the rest of the week, the three mini-megaloads each on Tuesday and Thursday nights, weighing between 55,000 and 85,000 pounds, could soon upend into the ditch as easily as a recent Lochsa highway fuel truck. Continue reading