Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Mammoth trucks en route to Canada’s tar sands threaten Montana

By Rick Bass
Cross posted from

A new scheme threatens to tear up Montana to facilitate tar-sands oil extraction in Canada.

Imperial Oil (you couldn’t make up a name like that) has contracted with the Dutch company Mammoet (meaning “mammoth,” another apt name) to transport giant machines from South Korea through Idaho and Montana to Canada’s Athabaskan tar-sands project in Alberta.

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