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Alerts to the Idaho Transportation Department & Gov. Butch Otter

submitted by Linwood Laughy and Borg Hendrickson, Kooskia, Idaho

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The 2011 Mega-Count

1 = Imperial/Exxon test shipment, February 2010
4 = ConocoPhillips
207 = Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil
63 = Korea National Oil (Harvest), a government-owned company
?? = Shell
?? = Premay Equipment
11 = Nickel Brothers

286 + = CURRENT MINIMUM POTENTIAL TOTAL
How many more?
According to the New York Times, Oct. 22, 2010: Port Manager Doeringsfeld "said he had been approached by several other companies..."
Developments:
24=day Imperial Exxon's so-called "test" shipment took to cross Idaho (174 miles)
60 = Imperial/Exxon modules shipping north from the Port of Vancouver, Washington.
33 = Imperial/Exxon modules being cut in half at the Port of Lewiston, Idaho, for shipment via Highway 95 to I-90 & east to Montana.

 

emmert drum photo

Conoco Phillips' trailer + load at Port of Lewiston. Note standard-size motorhome and pickup at left.

ITD Alerts

The following "ITD Alerts" provide carefully research information to the Idaho Transportation Department. Some of the information points out flaws in the Imperial Oil and/or Conoco Phillips' shipment "Transport Plans." Some point out how some items in the Transport Plans conflict with Idaho Transportation Law.

These Alerts were sent to ITD personnel and Governor Butch Otter and shared with media staff and with a wide range of other people via email, website and hard copy.

ITD ALERT #1: SAFETY ISSUES

ITD ALERT #2: This alert was superseded by Alert #4. (see below)

ITD ALERT #3: PROTECTING THE INTEGRITY OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE SCENIC BYWAY AND ALL-AMERICAN ROAD

ITD ALERT #4: IMPERIAL OIL EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN—MODULE OVERTURNING INCIDENT

ITD ALERT #5: CONOCO PHILLIPS AND THE 15-MINUTE RULE

ITD ALERT #6: HIGHWAY DAMAGE AND THE TAXPAYERS' TAB

ITD ALERT #7: MAJOR ISSUES IN THE EMMERT INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT PLAN


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Scenic Byway Letter to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter

 

 

 

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