From Northern Rockies Rising Tide:
Just in case you thought that General Electric and Omega Morgan had backed down in their quest to ship their oversized earth destroyers through our area, think again! Omega Morgan has begun transporting the remaining modules from the Port of Wilma via Highway 95 North and Interstate 90 East. You may remember that the first megaload the company tried to move up Highway 12 in early August was met with fierce resistance from the Nez Perce Nation and a smaller solidarity rally here in Missoula.
For the past four nights, monitors with Wild Idaho Rising Tide and Occupy Bellingham and Spokane have followed and documented the latest and largest of these modules to leave the Port of Wilma. Word has it that this piece of equipment made it just inside the Montana border early Wednesday morning. It will likely continue its journey tonight – eastward and north to the tar sands fields of Alberta. Continue reading