New York Times Reports on Mega-load Controversy


It was just a matter of time...or maybe we should say in New York Times. The paper that trumpets "all the news that's fit to print" profiles the controversy over proposed mega-loads on Idaho's U.S. Highway 12 in Friday's edition.

The business feature by Tom Zeller Jr. introduces Times readers to a number of the players in the real-life drama, players that BW readers are now pretty familiar with: Lin Laughy and his wife Borg Hendrickson of Kooskia, who launched legal action against the Idaho Transportation Dept. for trying to permit ConocoPhillips' efforts to ship huge pieces of equipment across the highway.

"We're really very nice people," Laughy told the Times. "Unless you're a big oil company."

You can read the full article here.